International Commission on Missing Persons PRESS COVERAGE Source: https://www.icmp.int/where-we-work/europe/cyprus/
For two years, the UN has been exhuming mass graves across Cyprus, reviving harrowing memories of the bloodshed in which 2,000 Greek and Turkish Cypriots disappeared without trace. Angelique Chrisafis explains how finding her uncle’s remains after 34 years has helped her family – but also raised painful new questions about the fate of those still missing
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.
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.
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
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.