October 10, 1956

GREECE AS A TERRORIST: United Nations, New York, 12 – Great Britain today asked that the issue «Greece’s support for terrorism in Cyprus» be included on the interim agenda for the UN General Assembly. The request was made in an official letter from the British delegation to UN Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold. The Cyprus issue is already on the UN’s interim agenda, after a representation by Greece on «implementation, with regard to the population of the island of Cyprus, of the principle of equality, human rights and the right to self-determination.» INFORMERS WANTED: Nicosia, 12 – A British airplane today dropped 250,000 proclamations calling on Greek Cypriots «to restore peace to Cyprus by telling the security forces what they know about the National Cypriot Fighters’ Organization (EOKA).» The proclamations set out details of how to send information anonymously regarding EOKA patriots to the government of Cyprus. ‘BLOODTHIRSTY CRIMINALS’: The proclamations said the following: «…We all want peace and prosperity… without the strife created by these bloodthirsty criminals…»