Tag: Cyprus Conflict 63-74

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Why Greek Cypriots shouldn’t hide behind international law: they are breaking it with their misuse of the Doctrine of Necessity

Until 20 July 1974, the so-called ‘Cyprus Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ of the so-called ‘Republic of Cyprus’ didn’t care a bit for International Law. Otherwise, by the summer 1965, the 1960 Constitution that formed the power-sharing Republic of Cyprus between Greek and Turkish Cypriots could have been fully restored. But Greek Cypriots preferred to continue […]

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BBC responds to criticisms about its “anti-Turkish” Cyprus 1974 coverage

The BBC has issued a statement regarding its coverage of the 1974 War in Cyprus on Monday, which has generated hundreds of complaints from Turkish Cypriots. The British state broadcaster accepted it “could have included more historic context in the TV piece to help the audience understand the story further” but stopped short of offering […]

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Rishi Sunak accused of “anti-Turkish bias” after his letter on Cyprus made public

A week after airing controversial views that attacked civil liberties and vilified Muslims in Britain, Conservative leadership contender Rishi Sunak is embroiled in a new controversy. This time, the former Chancellor has been slammed by British Turkish Cypriots, who accuse him of “flagrant misinformation” and “anti-Turkish bias” after he appeared to take sides in the […]

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20 July 1974

Where does history begin? This is not just idle speculation, but one of the most important questions that we can ask in the context of the history of modern Cyprus. For some it all starts on the 20th of July 1974. For others, those more serious students of history, the seeds of our Island’s present […]