Cyprus Church Bulldozes Listed Buildings, Causing Uproar

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Listed buildings were bulldozed by the Cyprus Church. Credit: CNA

The Cyprus Church demolished several listed buildings in old Nicosia on Monday, causing a great uproar on the island.

The buildings on Isokratous Street were located on land owned by the archbishopric, near where the construction of a cathedral is currently underway.

According to the law, structures can be registered as listed if they are considered valuable in preserving the character, architectural history and cultural significance of an area.

Any construction work on a listed building requires a permit issued by the...

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