CYPRUS: With Rod & Gun

When Governor Sir John Harding declared a state of emergency in Cyprus last month, he decreed jail sentences for demonstrating, death for carrying firearms and "up to twelve strokes with cane, birch or rod" for rioting by school: boys. But still the agitation for enosis (union) with Greece continued. Last week four British Tommies were shot down by Sten gunfire from a passing car; a grenade tossed into an army truck killed its driver.

Reluctantly, Field Marshal Harding ordered a search for hidden weapons in more than a score of Greek Orthodox monasteries...

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