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European Court of Human Rights

18 September 2009
The ECHR found Turkey guilty of violating the rights of nine Greek Cypriot missing persons and their relatives. The Cypriot nationals went missing when detained by the Turkish army during its 1974 invasion of Cyprus. Turkey was held responsible for violating Articles 2, 3 and 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
24 June 2008
The ECHR found Turkey guilty of human rights violations in the cases concerning the killings of Greek Cypriots Anastasios Isaak and Solomos Solomou in August 1996.
07 December 2006
The ECHR ordered Turkey to pay compensation to a Cypriot national who has been prevented from living in her home and having access to, using and enjoying her property since August 1974 following the Turkish occupation of the northern part of Cyprus.
22 December 2005
The ECHR held that there had been a violation of the European convention on Human Rights and that Turkey should introduce a remedy to secure redress for the applicant.
10 May 2001
The ECHR found Turkey guilty of violating the rights of Greek Cypriot missing persons and their relatives, the property rights of displaced persons, living conditions of the remaining 'enclaved' Greek Cypriots in the occupied areas and the rights of Turkish Cypriots in the occupied areas.
18 December 1996
On 22 July 1989 Mrs Titina Loizidou, a Cypriot national filed an a application against Turkey at the European Commision of Human Rights. Her application resulted in three judgments by the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg which held Turkey responsible for human rights violations in the northern part of Cyprus which is currently under control of the Turkish armed forces.