Tag: crimes against humanity

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Kahramanmaraş marks 40th anniversary of Maraş Massacre

The southern Turkish town of Kahramanmaraş has marked the 40th anniversary of violence that saw more than 100 people lose their lives. Dozens of civilians were killed and hundreds of others injured during the events of late December 1978, known as the “Maraş Massacre”. The killings were said to have been perpetrated by far-right elements, […]

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Cyprus massacre victims laid to rest with military honours

The remains of 15 Turkish Cypriots – including 14 women and children – slaughtered by EOKA-B gunmen in the North Cyprus village of Muratağa on 14 August, 1974, have been finally laid to rest in their own graves. The victims, ranging in age from just four to 79, were among 126 people massacred in the […]