British court allows group of Cypriot ex-liberty fighters to pursue torture case

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A British Administrative Court has ruled against the Foreign Office in a preliminary argument put forward in relation to a claim by former EOKA fighters against the British Government.

Thirty-four Cypriot plaintiffs, who took part in the EOKA (National Organisation of Cypriot Fighters) struggle for independence from the British colonial rule in 1955-59, are seeking damages against the Foreign Office.

Justice Kerr ruled that the argument put forward by the British side that the claim ought to be heard taking into account elements of Cypriot law also.

The ruling is...


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British court allows group of Cypriot ex-liberty fighters to pursue torture case


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