Cypriot hopes for unification are on life support, but not doomed

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Cypriot hopes for unification are on life support, but not doomed. / Sofos, Spyros.

In: The Conversation, 01.2018.

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T1 - Cypriot hopes for unification are on life support, but not doomed

AU - Sofos, Spyros

PY - 2018/1

Y1 - 2018/1

N2 - With elections on both sides of the border this year, the future of the island is up in the air. But there’s still hope for a different Cyprus, one free of the symbolic and physical violence expressed in the language of “motherlands”. A Cyprus whose citizens, treated as adults, will not need barricades and buffer zones to feel safe; one where crossing streets, forming friendships and falling in love will not require permits from military authorities or approval by communal leaders.

AB - With elections on both sides of the border this year, the future of the island is up in the air. But there’s still hope for a different Cyprus, one free of the symbolic and physical violence expressed in the language of “motherlands”. A Cyprus whose citizens, treated as adults, will not need barricades and buffer zones to feel safe; one where crossing streets, forming friendships and falling in love will not require permits from military authorities or approval by communal leaders.

KW - Cyprus

KW - Conflict

KW - Division

KW - elections

M3 - Specialist publication article

JO - The Conversation

JF - The Conversation

SN - 2201-5639

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