• Short Summary

    Several thousand Greek Cypriot students -- all from Nicosia -- demonstrated on Thursday (27 March) for the release of Greek Cypriots missing since last July's Turkish Invasion of he island.

  • Description

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    GV Demonstrators marching through streets carrying banners (2 shots)
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    2.
    CU Banners demanding release of prisoners (4 shots)
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    GV Demonstrators marching through streets (2 shots)
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    4.
    GV Crowds assembling outside presidential offices (2 shots)
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    5.
    CU & GV Demonstrators seated outside offices (4 shots)
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Several thousand Greek Cypriot students -- all from Nicosia -- demonstrated on Thursday (27 March) for the release of Greek Cypriots missing since last July's Turkish Invasion of he island.

    This was the first of a series of activities -- scheduled to last a weak -- organised by the relatives of missing Greek Cypriots and designed to persuade the Turkish Cypriot leadership to publish information about the 2,700 people on the missing list.

    The demonstrators had already appealed to the Turkish Army Commander in Cyprus, General Bedrettin Demirel, for news of their missing countrymen. But a Turkish Cypriot spokesman said that his administration had no record of any Greek Cypriots still held in prison or work camps in either Cyprus or Turkey. He said there were still about 14,000 Greek Cypriots living in villages in Turkish-controlled areas, but their names were known to the Greek side.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5KXLHYVZI97DFIBU1GF366T6Z
    Media URN:
    VLVA5KXLHYVZI97DFIBU1GF366T6Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/03/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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