Monday, February 16, 2009

The Palekythro Massacre in Cyprus

For Immediate Release: February 16, 2009

Contact: Nikolaos Taneris, New York, Tel. 1-917-699-9935

NEW YORK—The Cyprus Action Network of America (CANA) is calling for the arrests
of the perpetrators of The Palekythro Massacre and demands that they be brought
to justice. According to reports and recent DNA Testing of remains in illegally
Turkish-Occupied Cyprus, some 18 Greeks were slaughtered in Palekythro and the
remains of 11 of the dead were recently discovered in an olive grove in the
occupied village and identified using DNA matching.

London-based, Greek-Cypriot blogger, Hellenic Antidote released on You Tube a
report from Saturday's RIK news (with English subtitles) on the funeral of
Sotira Georgiou, 28, and her two children Mary, 7, and Yiannakis, eight months,
murdered in the village of Palekythro during the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in

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