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Turkey and her lies - the case of "the incitement to murder and civil war of the Turkish Cypriot population by means of radio broadcasts and newspapers from Turkey"

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Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Sep 6, 2010 at 10:12

Caleb wrote :

I have already noticed what sort of a Turkish lie machine you are. You don't answer questions when asked , you change the subject not to face the negative evidence and remain faithful to the filthy Turkish tactics of blaming the victims for the crimes of the oppressors and murderers.

This time you write :

> The principle is generally held in law that an original tortfeasor is liable for all resulting injuries such as any malpractice occurring when the injured party is treated in hospital for the original injury. The same holds true here. <

I accept the principle and I do assert that the original sources [ and not the prefabricated Turkish lies which you are repeating here ] prove that the shoe is on the other foot. It is the Turks who provoked and started violance from the very beginning. It was long before Cyprus became independent that they embarked upon their nasty strategy to provide a pretext for Turkey to invade and conquer the island or its large part.

You say :

" For years, for decades, the Turkish minority on Cyprus was bullied, pushed around, assaulted, murdered by members of the illegal terrorist organization EOKA and various free-lance thugs."

So let's go to the beginnings to find out who the tortfeasor is !

The first carnage betwene the Turks and the Greeks took place at Geunyeli, some 12 miles from Nocosia, on the 12th of July 1958. On that occassion some 50 to 150 Turks armed with firearms,clubs, knives and iron bars attacked 35 unarmed Greeks killing 8 of them. The British established a "Commission of Inquiry into the Incidents at Geunyeli" which published its detailed report on the killings later in the year. It found out that the Turks had slaughtered 4 men on the spot, 4 had died later in the hospital and 5 had been severely wounded. As the report observes "The attack was of the most savage nature and the injuries inflicted indicate an extraordinary bloodthirst".

On page 5 of this report we read "for some days prior to 12 June, in fact from 7 June, inter-communal feeling was running very high in the island and there had been many instances of attacks by Turks, particularly in Nicosia, upon members of the Greek community and upon Greek property".

This is what the British wrote in 1958. They mention the riots in Nicosia about which "Times" published a Reuters report . After mentioning a small bomb thrown at the Turkish Information Office by anonymous perpetrators we learn that :

"Cetrainly what immediately followed bore all the signs of a planned and concerted action by gangs of Turkish youths - reminiscent of the tactics adopted in similar circumstances last January. Immediately hordes of Turkish youths began to gather , as if from nowhere armed, with sticks , cudgels and other improvided weapons. Shouting anti-Greek slogans they began to attack police cars and started a fire in a cigarette factory nearby .

Tensions rose when the church bells - in Cprus now a call to war rather than to worship - began to toll out their warning in the Greek quarter and scores of anxious Greeks some in pyjamas poured out of their homes ready to defend their 'liberties'. The Turksh mob then headed for the area near Famagusta Gate which has a mixed Greek-Turkish population, smashing cars , breaking shop windows, and setting a van and some Greek shops alight. The streets in this area seemed deserted of troops and police and within minutes teh allyes around the Greek Olympiakos Sports Club became a holocaust of arson and violence as the Turks armed with iron bars and clubs moved into action. .."

So here we go. The gangs of Turkish youths pop up at night are well prepared and armed with all possible weapons waiting only for a bomb to expode to start their coordinated jihadist raid upon the Greek quarters while Greeks in pyjamas defend their homes. Yet, brainwashed Turks like Caleb will confabulate to us in all earnest that "the Turkish minority on Cyprus was bullied, pushed around, assaulted, murdered" ! Who might have thought that these "bullied, pushed around , assaulted and murdered Turks" are such experts in attacking police cars, raiding and burning Christian quarters, smashing shop windows and killing people who happen to be in their way ?

As another apt comment on your intentional lies let me quote the following exchange which took place in the House of Commons on 24.06.1958 :

" Mr. K. Robinson asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies how many Greek Cypriots have been killed in Cyprus in the course of communal rioting since the beginning of May; and how many are thought to have been murdered by Turkish-Cypriot terrorist

Mr. Profumo The Answer to the first part of the Question is "twelve" and to the second part "none".

Mr. K. Robinson asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies how many Turkish Cypriots have been killed in Cyprus in the course of communal rioting since the beginning of May; and how many are thought to have been murdered by E.O.K.A.

Mr. Profumo The Answer to the first part of the Question is "None". As regards the second part, two Turkish Cypriots were shot dead during the recent period of communal tension, though not in the course of rioting. Responsibility for the murders has not been established.

Mr. Robinson Has the hon. Gentleman's attention been called to the statement by Dr. Kutchuk, the leader of the Turkish Cypriots, in which he said that thousands of Turks had been murdered by Greeks in the recent disturbances? Does not he feel that in the present very difficult times it is a particularly violent and dangerous statement to make?

Mr. Profumo I hope that what I have said in my Answer will put the matter in its right perspective, but I also hope that the hon. Gentleman will not press me to make any comment at this very serious moment. "

So here is the teacher of your lies , Caleb. Twelve Greeks were murdered by the Tuks and no Turk was killed during the riots. Yet Turkish leaders and after them the Turkish mobs where you belong with full right have seen "thousands of murdered Turks" !

You conclude triumphantly :

> It is Sampson, Gizikis, Ioannides and EOKA-B who are to blame for the damage and losses about which Ianus now whines so plaintively. "

Let me comment on this lie again with the quote form the aforementioned House of Commons where on 17 June 1958 a very interesting statement was made :

" 56.Mr. F. Noel-Baker asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what steps the Government of Cyprus will take to prevent the incitement to murder and civil war of the Turkish Cypriot population by means of radio broadcasts and newspapers from Turkey.

Mr. Lennox-Boyd Her Majesty's Government have made the strongest representations to the Turkish Government about the tone and content of recent broadcasts and newspaper articles The Cyprus Press censor has on one occasion prevented the circulation of Turkish newspapers and will do so again whenever necessary."

In other words , the shoe is on the other foot ! It is not " Sampson, Gizikis, Ioannides and EOKA-B" that are the tortfeasors and that started massacres and pogroms in Cyprus but "the incitement to murder and civil war of the Turkish Cypriot population by means of radio broadcasts and newspapers from Turkey" and the local Turks as the British had to admit - despite all their sympathises for Turkey - as early as 1958.

You are very eager to sell us your Turkish lies. But unluckily for you, are not the sort of customers ready to accept any third-hand propaganda from Turkish lie machines like you.

Submitting....

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