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Subject: Looking for a different perspective on Cyprus
scholar    7/20/2004 4:39:03 PM
I found this very once-sided feature on the BBC. What's the other side of the story? http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/witness/july/20/newsid_3880000/3880605.stm
 
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okurc    RE:Looking for a different perspective on Cyprus   2/4/2005 3:38:28 AM
Here are a few selected news items from the international press reporters who witnessed the Greek onslaught during the bloody days of Christmas 1963: “A few days ago 1,000 people lived here in the village of Skylloura. Then in a night of terror 350 men, women and children vanished. They were all Turks. “... In the neighbouring village of Ayios Vassilios, a mile away, I counted 16 wrecked and burned homes, they were all Turkish. From this village more than 100 Turks also vanished; in neither village did I find a scrap of damage to any Greek house.” (Peter Moorehead, Daily Herald, 1.1.1964) “On the Greek Cypriot side they have preferred the fighting to continue, leading to the extermination of the Turkish Community.” (The Times, 4.1.1964) “On Christmas Eve many Turkish people were brutally attacked and murdered in their suburban homes...” (The Manchester Guardian 31.12.63) For more info http://www.trncpresidency.org
 
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