Հայ-թուրքական հարաբերությունների շուրջ
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that Turkey would pay nearly 15 million euro in compensation to 19 Greek Cypriot applicants.
The court, on September 22 and October 27, 2009, convicted Turkey of violating Article 1 of Protocol No. 1 of the European Convention on Human Rights (protection of property) in all 19 cases and of Article 8 (right to respect for private and family life) in 11 of them.
ECHR ruled that Turkey would pay compensations to 19 Greek Cypriot applicants ranging from 30 thousand to 5 million euro in respect of pecuniary and non-pecuniary damage, amounting nearly 15 million euro.
Turkey will also pay 160 thousand euro for costs and expenses.
Most of the applicants were made in 1990s. The applicants claimed that complaints that the Peace Operation in 1974 deprived them of their home and properties.
Earlier, the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers decided that the Immovable Property Commission (TMK) in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) was the legitimate address for property claims of Greek Cypriots.
STRASBOURG, Oct 26, 2010 (Asia Pulse Data Source via COMTEX) —