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Who owns what in Northern Cyprus? - Dispossed Greek Cypriots or British expats?

On the divided island of Cyprus, over a quarter of a million Greek and Turkish Cypriots have been taking advantage of relaxed travel restrictions in recent weeks. They’ve been crossing over to the other side of the island for the first time in nearly 30 years. For some Greek Cypriots, it’s the first time they’ve had the opportunity to see their old homes, which they were forced to leave when the Turkish army invaded the northern part of the island in 1974. Tabitha Morgan followed one man back to his birthplace on the northern side of the island, where he discovered the shock that was in store for him.