Helios orphans: the symbol of haircut injustice

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Helios orphans: the symbol of haircut injustice
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By Andria Kades

 

The haircut on bank deposits in Cyprus’ two biggest banks five years ago this month ensnared in its net the orphans of the Helios aircraft disaster, and their losses have come to symbolise like nothing else its the cruel, indiscriminate nature.

“It’s like they’ve killed their parents a second time,” a grandfather of one of the 33 children orphaned after the August 2005 Helios Boeing 737 crashed in Greece killing all 121 passengers and crew told the Sunday Mail this week.

The orphans have since been brought up by their grandparents, some of whom...


Helios orphans: the symbol of haircut injustice


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