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Cyprus PIO: News Update in English, 01-08-14

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From: The Republic of Cyprus Press and Information Office Server at <http://www.pio.gov.cy/>

Tuesday, 14 August 2001


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  • [01] Turkish occupation an obstacle to peace


[01] Turkish occupation an obstacle to peace

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination considers the occupation by Turkey of 37 per cent of Cyprus/ terrritory "an obstacle to peace and to the enjoyment of human rights" as well as an impediment to an anti-discrimination strategy for the island as a whole.

The Committee in an extraordinary move, issued a decision, having considered the Republic/s latest two periodic reports and called on the UN to adopt measures required for the implementation of its relevant resolutions and decisions.

Noting that "the occupation since 1974 by Turkish forces of 37 per cent of the territory has caused the de facto separation of the various ethnic and religious communities", the Committee pointed out that "this artificial division is not only an obstacle to peace and the enjoyment of human rights but impedes the construction of a progressive anti-discrimination strategy for the island as a whole".

The Committee report was issued on 10 August and contained many positive points concerning the situation in Cyprus as regards measures which have been taken for the elimination of racial discrimination as well as a number of observations on drawbacks and for additional measures that need to be taken.


From the Republic of Cyprus Press and Information Office (PIO) Server at http://www.pio.gov.cy/


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