Personal Stories From 1963-1974
"Ethnic Cleansing" of the Turkish
"Those who couldn't reach the buses to turn back got lost or died."
"We were not even sleeping during those days."
"Turkish mujadeen ...told him that the Greeks had cut the road..."
"No Turkish Cypriot was allowed to leave his or her village to visit relatives,
because they were afraid."
"For 11 years we lived like migrants. During this time we lived by
the help of Turkey."
"We saw that one of our Greek neighbors broke in to our house and he killed
my brother for no reason."
"We had to leave our houses and villages. We lost our relatives and families.
What worse could have happened?"
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page. "From the Memories of Turkish Cypriots."