Donation of 40.000 Swiss Francs from the Swiss Government to CMP

Release Date: Feb 25, 2014

Press Release

(Nicosia, 25 February 2014) – The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) is grateful for a donation of 40,000 Swiss Francs from the Swiss Government.

This donation will contribute to the ongoing implementation of the CMP project on the Exhumation, Identification and Return of Remains of Missing Persons in Cyprus, in particular to fund the extraction and analysis of DNA.

The CMP is striving to locate, exhume, identify and return the remains of as many individuals as possible in order to bring an end to the painful uncertainty which has affected so many families for so many years.

To date, the remains of over 1040 individuals have been exhumed while 479 have been identified and returned to their families.

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