Cypriot POWs’ DNA identified in mass grave in Cyprus – Turkish war crimes in the foreground

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The remains of five Greek Cypriot POWs of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974, were found in a mass grave. The five prisoners of war, all of them soldiers of the Cypriot National Guard, reservists that had beel called up to active duty, all wearing their battle dress uniforms, had been photographed alive by a Turkish journalist at the time of their capture by the Turkish invasion forces; their remains were found during the excavations conducted by the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP, functioning under the auspices of the United Nations) at the occupied village of Tziaos, and identified using the DNA method. Διαβάστε τη συνέχεια του άρθρου »