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

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Title

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

Alternative Title

A Greek inhabitant of Afania [Gaziköy] is accused of shooting
Έλλην κάτοικος εξ Αφανείας κατηγορείται ότι επυροβόλησε

Abstract

Ioannis Christophi of Afania, a teacher at the Urban School of Ayios Dometios testified to the court that: on May 26, 1956 he went to his village. He was asleep and awaken by shouts and saw his uncle Gavriel Ioannou who was injured by the Turks. He then drove his uncle and seven other injured to the Lysi/Akdoğan hospital, and from there to the private practise of Dr Charalambos Demetriou Kouta in Kontea/Türkmenköy. There, he saw the accused (Christophi) and two other co-villagers of theirs. At 10:30pm he and accused drove a heavily injured person to the Varosha hospital, and then returned to Afania.

Creator

A.H.

Source

Ελευθερία/Eleftheria newspaper

Date

30-08-1956

Relation

Item #23: "Aphania clashes, 26 May 1956" (see other items cited there)

Language

Greek

Type

Newspaper article

Identifier

eleftheria_1956_08_30_01

Bibliographic Citation

"Έλλην κάτοικος εξ Αφανείας κατηγορείται ότι επυροβόλησε," Ελευθερία, 30 August 1956, p. 1

Spatial Coverage

Aphania
Lysi
Kondea
Famagusta town
Ayios Dhometios

Temporal Coverage

26-06-1956

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Date Added
April 3, 2011
Collection
Newspapers: Ελευθερία/Eleftheria
Item Type
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Citation
A.H., “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,” Cyprus Critical History Archive: Reconsidering the culture of violence in Cyprus, 1955-64, accessed September 25, 2017, http://ccha-ahdr.info/items/show/29.
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