July 17, 1957

LONDON, 15 – According to telegrams from Nicosia, hundreds of Greek Cypriots demonstrated once again for the right of self-determination. The protesters – workers, students and women – poured into the streets of Nicosia holding up banners and demanding the abolition of emergency measures and the return to the island of their ethnarch, Archbishop Makarios. In the British House of Commons, there was a lengthy debate, after which the majority rejected a proposal by the Labor Party for a vote of confidence. PAO-OLYMPIAKOS 0-0: A crowd of thousands watched the Greek championship match at the AEK stadium yesterday between PAO and Olympiakos, which ended in a 0-0 draw. The match was somewhat dramatic, as in the third minute the Swiss referee sent off Angelopoulos for striking Moustaklis. PAO’s team captain, players and officials intervened in an attempt to persuade the referee to reverse his decision, but he refused to do so. The game did not start again for a quarter of an hour due to crowd agitation. The game continued without Angelopoulos, while Moustaklis returned to the field after five minutes.

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