On the occasion of the 31st anti-occupation rally towards Morphou, and seven years after my country's accession to the European Union, I am obliged to evoke that Cyprus still remains forcibly divided. Thirty seven percent of the island's territory has remained under Turkish occupation, since 1974. Two hundred thousand refugees are denied basic human rights. Hundreds of missing persons are still not identified. Ethnic cleansing persists in the occupied areas. Tu...


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