Requiem for the Missing

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Requiem for the Missing
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When I was writing in 1994 the lyrics to a song called  Tou Vagori about 1619 missing persons in Cyprus, I never expected less than a year later I would be discovering completely by accident that the correct number was not 1619 and the Missing were not just Greek Cypriots.

At the cemetery in Lakatamia in western Nicosia, I saw memorial tributes written on a number of tombstones that read “unknown citizen fallen 20 July 1974” but also “unknown citizen fallen 17 August 1974” as well as other dates that had to do...


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Requiem for the Missing


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