Farewell to Mr Denktas

For those of you like me who did not attend Mr. Denktas’s funeral yesterday, I have brought you a report of it from Kibris Gazetesi and some photos.

The translation is not good but I think it gives you an idea of the occasion and the emotion felt there. The people of the TRNC […]

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Further Tributes for Rauf Denktas

Today I am feeling very sad, not least because North Cyprus buries it’s most famous son, but also because due a deterioration in my own health I will not be able to travel to Lefkosa to say a final farewell. The time spent standing in the rain and cold yesterday at Girne District court […]

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Rauf Denktas obituary in the UK’s Daily Telegraph

An interesting summary of Rauf Denktas’s life has appeared in the UK’s Daily Telegraph.

“Denktash reflected the deep distrust felt by the 160,000-strong Turkish Cypriot population about the ambitions of the Greek Cypriots. It was a distrust born in the years of struggle against British colonial rule and hardened between 1963 and […]

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