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Identifying the Remains of the Missing After the Turkish Invasion of Cyprus

Over 2,000 people in Cyprus were reported missing after the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974, when troops illegally invaded the island.

CMP Members Travel to London in Search of Information for Missing Persons

The three members of the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) fly to London this Sunday, in order to meet next week with UK government officials, in their search for archival material that might contain information on missing persons in...

Remains Discovered In Occupied Cyprus Likely to Be Missing Persons

A small number of remains were discovered a few days ago during excavations in a field in the village of Angastina, located in the occupied district of Famagusta. The discovery has raised the hopes of finding other missing persons...

Remains of Four Missing Greek Cypriot Soldiers Discovered in Occupied Mesaoria

The CNA has reported that the remains of four Greek-Cypriot soldiers have been discovered near the occupied village of Mora in Mesaoria, Cyprus. The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) released a statement to the CNA regarding the nine CMP teams that have...

CMP Representatives Visit Afania Where 100 Missing People Are Reportedly Buried

A delegation of the Committee on Missing Persons on Tuesday visited a site at Afania village in the Turkish occupied areas where during the 90's, the remains of 100 missing Greek Cypriots are thought to have been moved. The information...

Religious Leaders Make Joint Appeal for Information on Missing Persons

Cyprus' religious leaders have made a joint appeal to Cypriots of all creeds to provide information to the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) on possible burial sites. On Monday, “Archbishop Chrysostomos II of the Church of Cyprus, Dr Talip Atalay,Mufti of...

Remains of Six Greek Soldiers Listed as Missing Handed Over to their Relatives

The remains of six Greek soldiers killed during the period of 1963 and 1967 and the 1974 Turkish invasion were handed over to their relatives during a special ceremony held Monday in Nicosia. The ceremony was held in the courtyard...

Cyprus Commissioner Urges Turkey to Help CMP Efforts to Locate Remains of Missing

"The Turkish side has to cooperate, displaying the necessary good will and sincerity, to help establish the fate of Greek Cypriot missing, in the way the Greek Cypriot side is doing with regard to Turkish Cypriot missing persons," Commissioner...

Cypriots Digging for Graves of Missing

Nearly 39 years after the Turkish invasion of Cyprus, the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) has begun digging for possible burial sites of victims within a fenced Turkish military area in the occupied areas, said Aristos Aristotelous, the Greek...

Mass Grave of Cypriots Killed by Turks Found

The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) said it has discovered a new mass grave with Greek-Cypriot victims of the Attila II Operation, the Turkish invasion in 1974, close to Hamit Mandres, a city north of the occupied...