Eoka fighters win first historic torture battle in UK court

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The UK’s Royal Courts of Justice on Friday rejected an attempt by the British government to try under Cypriot law a historic torture and abuse case brought against it by former Eoka fighters.

The thirty-four elderly Greek Cypriots described the decision as the first battle in their claims regarding events that took place during Cyprus’ anti-colonial struggle between 1955 and 1959.

The British government had, in a preliminary hearing in November, presented what was described by the plaintiffs lawyers as ‘an obscure piece of international private law known as double...


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Eoka fighters win first historic torture battle in UK court


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