NICOSIA — Chrystalla Pateva remembers the day 33 years ago when she last saw her father.
NICOSIA (Reuters) – A U.N.-backed commission investigating mass disappearances in Cyprus called for witnesses on Thursday to help trace remains of some 2,000 people who vanished during conflict in the 1960s and 1970s.
In the 1960s and 1970s, hundreds of Cypriots disappeared. Now, there is a renewed effort to find out what happened to them – mass graves are being dug up and a laboratory in Sarajevo is helping to identify the bodies.
To lose a loved one is painful enough, but imagine bereavement without a body to mourn: the Cypriot families still waiting for relatives to be found. Broadcast 1 October 2014
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — With glue gun in hand, Turkish Cypriot anthropologist Sinem Hossoz meticulously pieces together tiny fragments — the pulverized skull of a child, one of the youngest victims of conflict on ethnically divided Cyprus.
Healing the wounds of a divided island. The tragic events in the 1960s and 1970s affecting Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots left a brutal mark on the island.