Cyprus: Don’t forget 1974 say Australian Cypriots

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Cyprus: Don’t forget 1974 say Australian Cypriots
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‘There are still around 1,600 people missing. These people are mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, sons and daughters … 44 years is far too long to still be waiting for a solution’

It was 15 July 1974 when the then Greek military regime attempted to unite with Cyprus resulting in Archbishop Makarios being overthrown and fleeing to Britain.

In response, on 20 July Turkey instigated an army invasion for fear of a Greece and Cyprus ‘enosis’ that could potentially jeopardise the Turkish Cypriot community.

A ceasefire was reached on 23...


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Cyprus: Don’t forget 1974 say Australian Cypriots


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