The missing of Ayios Amvrosios

Ayios Amvrosios calls on the international community to put pressure on Turkey to comply with the European Convention on Human Rights on the issue of the missing persons. Click link for more….

Ayios Amvrosios like most of the towns and villages suffered immensely during and as a result of the Turkish double invasions of 1974.  Twelve of our young men- click for a full list, 11 soldiers and one civillian, did not return home. Ayios Amvrosios  WILL NEVER FORGET and will never give up the strugle until they are all returned to familes and loved ones, in what-ever way.

Georghios Drakos

Georghios Mihail Drakos. The first of the 12 missing persons of Ayios Amvrosios, whose fate was finally identified after 36 long years and whose remains were returned to his family,  was laid to rest in Pentakomo, the adopted home of his parents. The funeral was attended by hundreds of people, ayiamvrosites, friends, peers(simmathites) & teachers, government representatives, military personnel and soldiers that fought with him and of course his family that arrived from different parts of Cyprus and London where they now live to say their heartbreaking final farewell. There were many exceptional speeches made and condolences read, amongst them from his beloved sister, our secretary of the Ayios Amvrosios Association UK, Kika Kattirtzi, the AAA Chairman Angelos Beshonges and the Coordinator of the NGO Lobby for Cyprus, Theo Theodorou. Click on the links below to read the full transcript.

From His sister Kika Kattirtzi-Drakou

From the Chairman of AAA

From the Coordinator of Lobby for Cyprus

Yiorgo, Ayios Amvrosios is very proud of you – REST in PEACE