Category Archives: Democracy

The Cyprus Negotiations After Crans-Montana – Dr Klearchos A. Kyriakides

“Democracies in the world need to wake up. They need to wake up and appreciate that their policies of appeasing Turkey have failed. The policy of appeasement was supposedly going to transform Turkey from an authoritarian Kemalists system into a … Continue reading

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Comments on the Crans-Montana Conference on Cyprus – Fanoulla Argyrou

“The leaders in Cyprus remind of the Turkish whirling dervishes, when they go round and round and round and round, until they drop. That’s how the situation is in Cyprus, unfortunately. And it will continue like this, until we have … Continue reading

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30 και μία ερωτήσεις που έπρεπε να είχαν τεθεί στον Πρόεδρο Αναστασιάδη

Σάββας Ιακωβίδης Οι λεγόμενες διακαναλικές διασκέψεις του Προέδρου της Δημοκρατίας πρέπει να τερματιστούν. Απαξιώνουν και ουσιαστικά φιμώνουν τους δημοσιογράφους και ευνοούν μόνο τον οικοδεσπότη. Πόσες ερωτήσεις οι δημοσιογράφοι δικαιούνται να υποβάλουν; Μόνο μία! Και επειδή, κατά πάγια πρακτική, ο Πρόεδρος … Continue reading

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Ένας Ναζί πίσω από τη ΔΔΟ

Μια εξαιρετική παρουσίαση με τίτλο «Η ειρήνευση ως συνέχεια των πολέμων με άλλα μέσα», πραγματοποιήθηκε από τον καθηγητή Κλέαρχο Κυριακίδη στο πλαίσιο του συνεδρίου που διοργανώθηκε από το International Studies Association του Πανεπιστημίου Κύπρου. Ο επίκουρος καθηγητής της Σχολής Νομικής … Continue reading

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Save the Republic of Cyprus and democratic values – an urgent call to change strategy

Lobby for Cyprus expresses serious concerns about the secrecy with which the ‘Conference on Cyprus’ in Switzerland is taking place. We are also alarmed by the astonishing fact that the Republic of Cyprus is not officially represented at the ‘Conference … Continue reading

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Αναγκαιότητα αποτελεί η επανατοποθέτηση του Κυπριακού προβλήματος στη σωστή του βάση

Του Θέμου Χ. Στοφορόπουλου Στις 8 Φεβρουαρίου 1958, ο Πρέσβης της Ελλάδος στο Λονδίνο πήγε στο Foreign Office και είδε τον Υπουργό Εξωτερικών Selwyn Lloyd. Ο Υπουργός πληροφόρησε τον Πρέσβη ότι η Τουρκία, απειλώντας με πόλεμο, απαιτούσε ν’ αποκτήσει, στην Κύπρο, … Continue reading

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Erdogan seizes 50 churches and monasteries, declares them Turkish state property

As Turkey continues its Islamization under Erdogan, it becomes increasingly hostile to Christians and Christianity. This fact should give pause to the fond and foolish purveyors of “Muslim-Christian dialogue” and Christian “outreach” to Muslims, but it won’t.

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Democracies die behind the closed doors: the chilling parallels between the ‘Munich Conference’ and the ‘Conference on Cyprus’

Klearchos A. Kyriakides According to the celebrated American judge, Damon J. Keith, ‘democracies die behind closed doors’.  (Source: Detroit Free Press v Ashcroft, 303 F. 3d 681, Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit, 2002.) Judge Keith articulated his memorable dictum as a … Continue reading

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The Illegal Treaties on Cyprus, by William Mallinson

The treaties of 1960 that allegedly established an allegedly independent Republic of Cyprus were never intended to allow a central government of Cyprus to behave independently. This because these treaties were predicated on keeping the Soviet Union out of the … Continue reading

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The Economic Dimensions of a Cyprus Settlement

“You either have democracy and you’ve got a good economy, or you have partition called ‘bi-zonal’ and you don’t have an economy, that’s my understanding of things. Now, compensations. The reports usually avoid the issue of compensations, and they say … Continue reading

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