Loizidou v. Turkey


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"Every natural or legal person is entitled to the peaceful enjoyment of his possessions"

Article 1 of Protocol no. 1 - European Convention on Human Rights



On 22nd of July 1989 a Cypriot national Mrs. Titina Loizidou filed an a application against Turkey to the European Commision of Human Rights. Her application resulted in three judgements by the European Court of Human Rights (Strasbourg) which held Turkey responsible for human rights violations in the northern part of Cyprus, which is under overall control of the Turkish armed forces.



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