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"With the adoption of Article 1 ("Every natural or legal person is entitled to the peaceful enjoyment of his possessions. No one shall be deprived of his possessions except in the public interest and subject to the conditions provided for by law and by the general principles of international law."), the Court solved the Cyprus problem, the way the U.N never could. This is about your and our money...."

Hurriyet, 09-22-98

"Turkey could be expelled from the Council of Europe for saying it will defy a European Court of Human Rights ruling..."

The Guardian, 08-27-98

More importantly, at a time when northern Cyprus is stepping up its drive for international recognition, the Court refused to accept the legitimacy of the breakaway Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus..."

Odyssey magazine, Nov-Dec 98

"Already at loggerheads with the European Union, which has refused to make it a candidate for membership, Turkey is now on a collision course with the one European body to which it does belong..."

Martin Walker in "The Guardian", 08-27-98

"In the words of one of the dissenting judges – needless to say, it was the Turkish representative, Judge Golcuklu – Mrs. Loizidou's claim "is likely to become the prototype for a whole series of similar cases which will in all probability be resolved by political bodies." In other words, if the Turks cough up pounds 394,500 for her, they'll be faced with millions of pounds worth of further claims from dispossessed Greek Cypriots."

The Independent, 01-12-99


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