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Petrakis Yallouros (Πετράκης Γιάλλουρος) bust

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Artist: Theodoulos Theodoulou 

Location: Paralimni lyceum. Ammochostos district. 

Material: Brass

Dimensions: 124 cm x 51~67 cm x 40~47 cm

Category: EOKA 1955-59

Photography: Evangelia Matthopoulou

The bust was commissioned by the Karpasia Coordinating Committee, the Corporation “Free United Karpasia”, the Rizokarpaso folk association, the Corporation “The Rizokarpason”, and the “Karpasia” Juniors’ Athletic Union of Rizokarpaso. It was funded by Ammochostos’ and Paralimni Lions’ clubs.  

The unveiling of the monument took place on March 7th 1999. On the pedestal, the inscription notes: “Petrakis Zaharia Yallouros [..] wanted to live in freedom. He was killed by British soldiers on February 7th 1956”.