Personal stories

Many Greek Cypriots have visited their lands since Turkey’s illegal regime allowed limited freedom of movement through the occupation line in 2003. The following is from a personal account by a member of a refugee family.

Since the Turkish occupation regime allowed limited freedom of movement through the occupation line in 2003, many Greek Cypriots have visited their occupied lands. The following is the personal account of a refugee who fled the Turkish invasion of 1974.

Some 33 years since Turkey invaded his country, Kyriacos Christodoulou, ex coordinator of Lobby for Cyprus tells his story, and explains what the Lobby is doing to raise its profile.

2009 saw the commemoration of 35 years since the Turkish invasion and continuing occupation. Memories of 1974 are still fresh for those who lived through those black days of war. Time has not yet faded the events.