Cyprus: 1999 Country Report on Human Rights Practices

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Prior to 1974, Cyprus experienced a long period of intercommunal strife between its Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities. In response the United Nations Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) began peacekeeping operations in March 1964. [toc] The island has been divided since the Turkish military intervention of 1974, following a coup d’etat directed from Greece. Since 1974 […]