320 Greek Cypriot prisoners of war were killed with a sword bayonet

 New mass execution revealed

(Cyprus Weekly) – NICOSIA – Another mass execution of Greek Cypriot POWs by the Turkish army comes to light 35 years after it took place during the Turkish invasion of the island in 1974.

The Turkish Cypriot daily “Afrika” quotes an eye witness, who kept his anonymity, that eight busloads of POWs were bayoneted and hacked to death as they waited to be shipped to Turkey.

The massacre took place towards the end of August 1974 when about 320 Greek Cypriot POWs were driven in buses to the Kyrenia coast to board a ship for their transport to Turkey.

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WHY WE FIGHT:Pictures and Videos of Cypriot Vigils and Demonstrations in Washington DC and Nicosia. ΓΙΑΤΙ ΑΓΩΝΙΖΟΜΑΣΤΕ: Φωτογραφίες και βίντεο από αγρυπνίες και διαδηλώσεις για την Κύπρο στην Ουάσινγκτον και την Λευκωσία.

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NEW YORK–The Cyprus Action Network of America (CANA) is pleased that the fervor for justice is growing stronger with each passing year, as much as the Greek and Cypriot establishment and lobby groups with their political ineptitude and personal agendas would like to bury this issue of memorialising 20th of July with muddled messages and talks (to the tune of bouzoukia and baglamades) on so-called «solutions» that involve so-called «federations» with the very criminals who perpetrated a HOLOCAUST on Greek-Cypriots,we say NEVER AGAIN. We will not be silent , and we are not going away.

Photos taken during our 18 hr Cyprus Vigil outside the Turkish Ambassador’s residence in Washington DC at Sheridan Circle/Park on July 19-July20 ,2009 are available for download at the ‘Pictures’ page on our website:

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