Turkish Cypriots declare a week long period of mourning for Rauf Denktas

From the BRKT Website:

“The founding President of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Rauf Raif Denktaş will be laid to rest on Tuesday, the 17th of January with a state funeral. A week of a official mourning has been declared in the TRNC.

All flags have been lowered to […]

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Cyprus News Update | Cyprus Today – 14/1/2012

Page 5 – Rauf Denktaş “Farewell to a saviour” – Rauf Denktaş’s last words before slipping into a deep sleep were a message to Greek Cypriot leader Demetris Christofias that the TRNC “is an independent republic” one of the founding President’s daughters revealed. She had replied to her father that he should not be […]

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Tributes to Rauf Denktas, Founding President of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

Tribute From Embargoed!

The UK’s Turkish Cypriot community are in mourning at the passing of former Turkish Cypriot President Rauf Denktash. Below is a statement released earlier this evening by London based Turkish Cypriot human rights group Embargoed! following the sad news.

Emel Djevdet Embargoed! Chair

RIP Rauf Denktash

Embargoed! chair Emel Djevdet announces […]

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