Interview: Maryland News Network

  #TheIconHunter is a book by a former refugee from Cyprus after the 1974 Turkish invasion. Tasoula Hadjitofi writes about being compelled to retrieve sacred artifacts looted during the invasion and dealing with art smugglers. She has formed Walk of Truth, which...
Sidebar: ‘Icon Hunter’ – Tasoula Hadjitofi

Sidebar: ‘Icon Hunter’ – Tasoula Hadjitofi

Tasoula Hadjitofi’s life is the stuff of novels, providing perfect material for her memoir, “The Icon Hunter.” Her idyllic childhood in Famagusta was ripped away from her by the Turkish invasion of Cyprus when she was 14. Memories of raising...

Empowering Refugees

Culture Crime Watchers Worldwide Embraces Refugees. Migrants and refugees can play an important role in salvaging the heritage of the countries they have been forced to leave. The refugee’s instant concerns are material – food, shelter, clothing. But the loss of home...

Interview: WPFW-FM/Washington DC w/ Gloria Minott

  EPISODE DESCRIPTION In 1987, Ms. Hadjitofi was appointed Consul of Cyprus in The Netherlands. She was the youngest ever Honorary Consul appointed by Cyprus and the first female. Because of the absence of a Cypriot Embassy in the Netherlands at the time,...