Aphania clashes, 26 May 1956

Dublin Core

Title

Aphania clashes, 26 May 1956

Abstract

Short summary of the events based on the sources that we have collected.

Creator

A.H.

Date

1956-05-26

Relation

Documents:

Item #24: "Description of Afania clashes (1956) by Yiannis Nikas"
Item #25: "Events that took place in Aphania village on the evening of May 26th, 1956"
Item #26: "Statement by the “Kibris Türktür Partisi” (Cyprus is Turkish Party) on the Aphania clashes"
Item #27: "Description of events in Assia (26-29 May 1956) by Yiannis Nikas"
Item #28: "Critique by Yavuz on the attitude of Greek-Cypriot Press and the leadership about the events in Vasilia, Larnaca and Aphania"
Item #29: "Court testimony of Ioannis Christophi of Afania on trial of Antonis Nikolaou Faruk, accused of shooting his co-villager Raif Mehmet on May 26, 1956"

Identifier

Item_23_Aphania_1956

Spatial Coverage

Aphania
Marathovounos area
Mesaoria region
Famagusta district

Temporal Coverage

1956-05-26

Event Item Type Metadata

Duration

1956-05-26

Event Type

Inter-communal violence
Deaths involved
Regional Violence

Participants

Antonis Nikolaou Faruk, accused of shooting Raif Mehmet.
Raif Mehmet, shot by Greek Cypriots..
Ioannis Christophi, trial witness.
Fazil Küçük.
Yiannis Nikas.
Gavriel Ioannou, injured by Turkish Cypriots.

Geolocation

Date Added
February 22, 2011
Collection
Events
Item Type
Event
Tags
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Citation
A.H., “Aphania clashes, 26 May 1956,” Cyprus Critical History Archive: Reconsidering the culture of violence in Cyprus, 1955-64, accessed July 27, 2017, http://ccha-ahdr.info/items/show/23.
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