Tag Archives: missing persons

CMP granted permission to excavate in military-held areas

CMP granted permission to excavate in military-held areas

Turkey’s occupying forces have given the “go-ahead” to Cyprus’ Committee on Missing Persons to excavate in 30 zones, along with 75,000 euros, Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci announced on Thursday.  The Turkish Cypriot leader met with the Turkish Cypriot member of the CMP, Gulden Plumer Kucuk and a third member of the committee Paul Hneri

G/c buried in graves of those buried in Maratha and Santallari cemeteries?

Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris Postasi (05.10.15) reported that the so-called assembly accepted unanimously the “draft bill on the war veteran’s families and disable association law”. Speaking during the meeting of the so-called assembly, the chairman of the Democratic Party (DP) Serdar Denktas said that following an allegation that Greek Cypriots were buried in the graves

The first grave monument for both T/c & G/c`missing persons`is built in Mari

On the 5th of September 2015 Saturday in the afternoon we go to Mari, the village of Leyla Kiralp whose husband had been killed in the Tochni massacre and whose remains were found in Gerasa together with the other `missing` Turkish Cypriots on the same bus as him… Leyla’s husband Ahmet had been from Zygi

Two thirds of missing since 1974 have not yet been located

According to the Presidential Commissioner for Humanitarian Issues, Photis Photiou, the two thirds of persons listed as missing since 1974 have not yet been located. Photiou discussed on Wednesday with the leadership of the Democratic Party (DIKO) the need to set up a joint strategy between the government and the political parties aiming to convince

No T/c political party attended opening ceremony of a monument for all Cypriot missing persons

Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris newspaper (08.09.15) reports that Turkish Cypriot writer and peace activist Leyla Kiralp has built a monument for her late husband Ahmet Mustafa and all Cypriot missing persons at her village, Mari in the government-controlled area of the island. Mustafa had been assassinated at Tohni village on 14 August 1974. Kiralp told

Number of remains at Nicosia site rises to 11

The discovery of 5 more human skeletons and the remains of combat as well as civilian attire has raised the number of remains of missing persons discovered in excavations carried out near the central prison in Lefkoşa to 11. The Turkish Cypriot Member of the Committee Gülden Plümer Küçük said that the archaeologists will continue