International Media Reaction – Bloody Christmas 1963

Did you know that EOKA and Greek Cypriot paramilitary groups planned the Bloody Christmas attacks around Christmas because all international media would be out of the country for Christmas? They hoped their genocidal Akritas Plan would be swift and complete before news reporters could return and document what happened

Luckily for the Turkish Cypriots, many media outlets either remained or returned to Cyprus to capture the atrocities committed against the Turkish Cypriots. This post highlights some of the reports during this traumatic time…