Human Rights

Turkey's Violations of Human Rights in Cyprus

Findings of the European Commission of Human Rights
and
Continuing Violations by Turkey

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  1. Introduction
  2. Historical Background
  3. The Turkish Invasion
  4. Policy and Methods of 'Ethnic Cleansing'
  5. Turkey's Genocide in Cyprus
  6. Turkey's Violations of International Human Rights Law
  7. Turkish Violations of the European Convention on Human Rights
    1. I. The Invasion and its Aftermath (20 July 1974 to 18 May 1976) - The Period Covered by the Commission's First Report
    2. II. New Population Expulsions, Turkish Colonization, Aggravated and Continuing Violations (19 May 1976 to 10 February 1983) - The Period Covered by the Commission's Second Report.
    3. III. Continuing Violations of Human Rights in Cyprus (11 February 1983 to Date) - The Period Covered by the Fourth Application to the European Commission of Human Rights
  8. An Overview of Turkey's Aims in Cyprus
  9. The World Community's Duties Regarding Human Rights in Cyprus
  1. ANNEX I:Conclusions of the European Commission of Human Rights in the First two Applications Included in the Report on 10 July 1976.
  2. ANNEX II:Conclusions of the European Commission of Human Rights in the Third Application Included in the Report Adopted on 4 October 1983
  3. ANNEX III:
    1. Resolutions Adopted by the UN Security Council
    2. Resolutions Adopted by the UN General Assembly
    3. Resolutions Adopted by the Commission on Human Rights
    4. Resolutions Adopted by the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities
    5. Decisions Adopted by the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Issued by the Cyprus Bar Association P.1/1995-5000
P.O.Box 1446, Nicosia Cyprus ISBN 9963-38-112-X

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