Almost 100 years ago, one party knew the way

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Almost 100 years ago, one party knew the way
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By George Koumoullis

 

IN the 1920s and 1930s the KKK acronym caused revulsion both in the US and Cyprus. The irony was that the acronym represented two diametrically opposed ideologies.

In America it stood for the Ku Klux Klan, a violent, extreme right wing, racist organisation that supported discrimination and anti-Semitism. In Cyprus, KKK stood for Kommounistiko Komma Kyprou (Communist party of Cyprus), which shunned racism and considered Turkish Cypriot natives of Cyprus, together with whom the Greek Cypriots should have fought for the independence of Cyprus.

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Almost 100 years ago, one party knew the way


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