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A Turkish general who admitted that the Turks had set mosques on fire in Cyprus died

A Turkish general who admitted that the Turks had set mosques on fire in Cyprus died

Turkish Cypriot daily Afrika newspaper (05.01.16) reports that retired General Sabri Yirmibesoglu, former Head of Turkey’s Special War Department, has died in Istanbul at the age of 88. The paper recalls that in an interview to Haber Turk in 2010, Yirmibesoglu explained the working system of the above-mentioned Department and admitted that they had set mosques on

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The People of Cyprus

We often talk about the 2 communities of Cyprus. Each of these 2 communities receives an education heavily oriented towards the so called “mother country”, often neglecting our common history. But in this way, not only is the history and background of the other community not taught, we also ignore a great number of other,


The Joint Declaration Explained

On the 11th of February 2014, a much-debated joint declaration signaled the beginning of renewed negotiations for the settlement of the Cyprus problem. Article 3 of the declaration provides that ‘the settlement will be based on a bi-communal, bi-zonal federation with political equality’. But what is a bi-zonal, bi-communal federation? You can find some more

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The Annan Plan

Τhe United Republic of Cyprus (URC) is founded.   Fundamental agreement It begins with the main articles which, among others, stress that this is a relationship of political equality and not relations of a majority and a minority. New order The Treaty of Establishment, Guarantee and Alliance remain in force. A unilateral change of the order

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Word Cloud of presidential statements

The aim of this project is to compare and contrast speeches and statements at the official level of the two governments on the island. This can be easily visualized through a word-cloud where the size of each word relates to how commonly it is used. We managed to download statements and speeches from both sides,

Legal history of the Cypriot Problem video

The Legal aspect of the Cypriot Issue [with english subtitles]

A short description and analysis of the rise and fall of the Cypriot republic from a legal/constitutional perspective. [Greek]. Μια σύντομη περιγραφή και ανάλυση της δημιουργίας και διάλυσης της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας απο μία νομική/συνταγματική οπτική γωνία.

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Timeline of the Cypriot issue

1.$file/13%20points.pdf 2. Resolution 541 – [WPVT]