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1 July 2000 Cyprus Educational Reform Association 1 Cyprus George Partasides

2 July 2000 Cyprus Educational Reform Association 2 Introduction We are going to say few things about Cyprus and Cyprus Problem. First you should know where Cyprus is.

3 July 2000 Cyprus Educational Reform Association 3 Topics of Discussion We are going to see the cities and some very interesting places. We should also discuss about the Turkish occupation and avulsion, and also the deforcement of human rights.

4 July 2000 Cyprus Educational Reform Association 4 Information Cyprus has 5 small cities: Nicosia (capital), Limassol, Larnaca, Famagusta, Pafos, Kerynia. About 35.4% of the Republic's territory is under Turkish army occupation since the summer of 1974, while a further 1.8% forms part of the buffer zone along the cease-fire line

5 July 2000 Cyprus Educational Reform Association 5 Result of the war Cyprus after 1974 when Turkish invention occurred was divided into two parts. The result was that over 200,000 people lose their houses and became refugees in their own Country!

6 July 2000 Cyprus Educational Reform Association 6 Useful Informations Climate: Cyprus enjoys an intense Mediterranean climate, with long dry summers from mid-May to mid- October and with mild winters from December to February which are separated by short autumn and spring seasons Driving in Cyprus is very similar to driving in U.K. We share the same road signs, which are labeled in English, and we drive in left hand side. The Currency: Is the Cyprus pound. 1CYP = 1,73 euro or 1,81$(US)

7 July 2000 Cyprus Educational Reform Association 7 Greek-Cypriot beaten up to death during anti- occupation protest. (August 11, 1996)

8 July 2000 Cyprus Educational Reform Association 8 And the violence continues... DHERINIA, Cyprus (AP) Turkish troops on Wednesday killed a Greek Cypriot demonstrator and wounded 11 other people in the second fatal clash this week in the buffer zone of this war-divided island nation

9 July 2000 Cyprus Educational Reform Association 9 TURKISH SOLDIERS SHOOT DEAD UNARMED CYPRIOT REFUGEE

10 July 2000 Cyprus Educational Reform Association 10 What This Means Having said that we all know now how much the human rights are trample in Cyprus. That what we ask is help! Everyone can help us in his way by showing the problem to others.


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