Object ID
Object Name
Button, Political
5.3975000000 cm. Diameter, Item (Overall)
Metal; Paper; Plastic
Object Entities
Vournas, Masrian (is related to)
Pamel, Peggy (is related to)
Access Points
Object Description
Reddish-orange button that says "No man is an island, help refugees of Cyprus" in black. There is also the island of Cyprus on the button in black, with a label of "Cyprus" in the middle.
In 1974, Turkey invaded northern Cyprus and Greek residents were forced to flee the conflict. Turkish Cypriots declated the independence of northern Cyprus. The Greek Cypriot government organized aid and housing for the displaced, and there have been several demonstrations advocating for the return of Greek Cypriot property.
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Button, Political, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/11208. Accessed 10/24/21.