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Akinci says information on Assia remains will be ‘carefully evaluated’

Akinci says information on Assia remains will be ‘carefully evaluated’

Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci said on Sunday the information that came to light recently about the possible remains of 100 missing Greek Cypriots allegedly buried in Assia would be carefully evaluated. In a written statement Akinci said: “I have already spoken with the Turkish Cypriot member of the CMP regarding this matter.” He said

Harabelerin altından gelen umut ışığı / Φως από τις ρωγμές By @MarilenaEvan

Harabelerin altından gelen umut ışığı    Günlerden Pazar. Dışarıda harika bir hava var. Bahar’da hissettiren bir güneş var. İyimser fikirlerle doluyorum. “Politis” gazetesinin isminin gizli tutulmasını isteyen bir Kıbrıslı Türk’ten aldığı bilgiye ilişkin bir haber okuyorum. 1990’lı yıllarda yeri değiştirilen, kayıp şahısların gömülü olduğu Paşaköy (Aşa) yakınlarındaki bir toplu mezardan bahsediyor. Φως από τις ρωγμές

Mustafa Akinci:I want to open a new page with no pain and missing persons

Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris newspaper (14.05.15) reports that Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci has said that the issue of missing persons is one of Cyprus’ bleeding wounds and pages of pain and added that they want to open a new page in which no pain and missing persons will exist. In statements yesterday during a

The Pain Will Never Go Away:Searching for the Disappeared People of Cyprus

In January, in a tranquil, overgrown field dotted with olive vines and fig trees in northern Cyprus, the remains of a 56-year-old man were pulled from the bottom of a well. It marked the end of a decades-long quest for the truth for the family of Kyriakos Constanti Hadjisoteri, one of an estimated 1,500 Greek

European Committee releases another €2m to support Committee on Missing Persons

There are 271 burial sites on the CMP’s excavation list THE European Commission has signed the seventh contribution agreement with the United Nations Development Programme providing a further €2.6m in support to the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) in Cyprus. The first payment of over €2m has just been released. “These additional funds underline the

`The children who didn’t grow up`…

`The children who didn’t grow up…` is a poem by Aydjan Sarachoghlu, a friend whom I have known for at least 35 years… Aydjan has always been in the forefront of the struggle for peace and reunification, for democracy, for human rights, for a better life on our land and on earth… We went to

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