Category History

Turkish Cypriot Enclaves

The events of Bloody Christmas in December 1963 caused over 25,000 Turkish Cypriots to flee their villages from EOKA terrorism and pro-Enosis brutality. The only way Turkish Cypriots could escape the Greek Cypriot onslaught was by taking refuge in enclaves…

Greece’s Invasions of Cyprus

Cyprus has been invaded by Greece twice – 1967 & 1974. This is rarely referenced or even spoken about when discussing the Cyprus issue. It seems the only focus for the last 46 years has been Turkey’s intervention. This must…

The Fall of the Republic of Cyprus

The Turkish Cypriot community have been without international representation for the last 58 years. Despite being provided political and sovereign equality in 1960 under the formation of the bi-communal Republic of Cyprus, their rights and identity have been non-existent since…