Lobby for Cyprus is a non-party-political human rights organisation campaigning for a reunited Cyprus.
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Statements

03 December 2000
To the Government of Cyprus and all refugees
We, the Ayios Amvrosites – inhabitants of the Kyrenia district, Lobby for Cyprus and the supporters of our protest, call upon the Government of the Republic of Cyprus not to be drawn into any comprehensive settlement that: denies the refugees...

We, the Ayios Amvrosites – inhabitants of the Kyrenia district, Lobby for Cyprus and the supporters of our protest, call upon the Government of the Republic of Cyprus not to be drawn into any comprehensive settlement that:

denies the refugees the unequivocal right to reclaim, return to or rebuild their stolen properties and lands

allows the property rights of refugees to be dependant on 'regulation' of the number of such refugees seeking residence in the north

seeks to bribe refugees with 'compensation' packages and 'property exchanges' which are designed to minimise the number of refugees returning to their homes

We, the Ayios Amvrosites and the associations, groups and the individuals in support of our protest call upon:

all refugees, in the first instance, to reclaim what is theirs in the occupied area before making any decisions concerning returning on a permanent or temporary basis or rebuilding their properties

the refugees and owners of property in the occupied area that are currently living in the diaspora, particularly in the UK, north America, Greece and Australia to reclaim what is theirs and to be a positive force for the return of their lands and properties

the Church to make clear its resolve to reclaim all its substantial holdings in the occupied area and to reject outright any proposals to exchange property with.

We will return!

Lobby for Cyprus member organisations:
Ayios Amvrosios UK, Akanthou, Lapithos and Karavas, Famagusta, Lefkoniko, Leonarisso and Vasili, Mandres, Morphou, Rizokarpasso


For further information please contact:

Free Ayios Amvrosios Association 14 Parthenonos Street Aglantzia Nicosia PC2101 Cyprus
or Lobby via e-mail:
admin@lobbyforcyprus.org