The tragic fate of Famagusta

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The tragic fate of Famagusta
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By Christos P. Panayiotides

 

VAROSHIA (Famagusta) was temporarily abandoned by its inhabitants in 1974, when it was bombed by the Turkish air force. The intention of those who were simply trying to protect their lives was to return to their homes as soon as the bombing would stop. They were not allowed to return and most of those who attempted to do so lost their lives. Thus, a whole vibrant city was overnight turned into a ghost town and has remained in this state ever since.

Turkey has consistently and unashamedly used the enclaved...


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