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1. EU court backs Czech Republic's requirement to vaccinate children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-court-backs-czech-republic-s-requirement-to-vaccinate-children

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) accepts the Czech Republic’s position on mandatory vaccinations for children, it said in a landmark ruling on Thursday that rebuffed parents’ complaints that the government violated their rights....

2. Cyprus scrambles to reduce asylum backlog

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-reduce-asylum-backlog

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says the government is moving forward with rejections of asylum applications under new, faster procedures to clear a system backlog, with Europe seeking a comprehensive solution and a commissioner calling on Cypriot authorities to investigate illegal pushbacks...

3. Turkish Cypriot loses land claim in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-loses-land-claim-in-paphos

A Turkish Cypriot landowner seeking damages from expropriation in Paphos lost his appeal case not by eminent domain but on a technicality, after the Supreme Court ruled he sued the state prematurely and not through proper channels...

4. Legal blocking tests abroad in soldier's death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-blocks-tests-abroad-in-soldier-s-death

The clock is ticking for the family of a dead soldier, whose official manner of death in 2005 as suicide is being disputed, with the Legal department refusing to consent to any exhumed remains being sent abroad for specialized testing...

5. Exhumation ordered as family seeks truth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exhumation-ordered-as-family-seeks-truth

A local judge in Limassol has ordered the exhumation of the remains of a conscript soldier, whose death in 2005 was ruled a suicide but contested by his family, with the order coinciding with the visit of a Greek forensic examiner who has shown interest in the case...

6. Cyprus FM expresses grave concern over Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-expresses-grave-concern-over-turkey

The Cyprus Foreign Minister, Nikos Christodoulides, stressed before his Council of Europe counterparts on Wednesday the need for a full implementation of European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) judgments, including the Interstate Case of Cyprus against Turkey, while expressing his grave concern for the escalating Turkish provocations against Cyprus....

7. Roxy’s 'Charo' takes Cyprus to ECHR

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roxy-s-charo-takes-cyprus-to-echr

A Dominican woman, who was recognized as a sex trafficking victim after her ordeal in the capital’s Roxy strip club over a decade ago, is taking the Republic of Cyprus to the European Court of Human Rights, after the country’s Supreme Court sided with a lower court judge who threw out her lawsuit seeking damages...

8. ECHR asks Cyprus to explain boat incidents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/echr-asks-cyprus-to-explain-boat-incidents

The European Court of Human Rights has asked the government of the Republic of Cyprus to answer questions concerning recent refoulement of undocumented travelers at sea, in response to a request of an interim measure from a local attorney handling another case...

9. Turkey deploys 1,000 police at Greek border to stem pushback of migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-deploys-1-000-police-at-greek-border-to-stem-pushback-of-migrants

Turkey is deploying 1,000 special police forces along its border with Greece on Thursday to halt the pushback of migrants toward its territory, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said, adding that 164 migrants had been wounded by Greek authorities....

10. Mother says state ‘dishonest’ in son’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mother-says-state-‘dishonest-in-son-s-death

A woman in Cyprus is accusing the state of a cover-up in her son’s death, saying a recent ECHR judgment reprimanding the Republic over an 'inadequate investigation' was not enough and she was demanding to know the whole truth...

11. British teen flies back home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-teen-flies-back-home

The British teen, who is said to be appealing her conviction in the Ayia Napa rape case, has flown back home after what she described as a 'nightmare' in Cyprus...

12. Critics pounce on Ayia Napa verdict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-pounce-on-ayia-napa-verdict

The British teen who was found guilty of lying to Ayia Napa police about being raped is determined to take the case to the Supreme Court while the verdict has fueled even more debate in Cyprus and around the world...

13. Loizidou presents photo evidence to Strasbourg to counter Turkish efforts to close her case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/loizidou-presents-photo-evidence-to-strasbourg-to-counter-turkish-efforts-to-close-her-case

Cypriot applicant Tititna Loizidou insists on getting back her property in the Turkish-occupied part of Cyprus and repeats her objection to the closure of her case at the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. In a letter on Friday to the Strasbourg-based human rights organization, Loizidou also attaches photo evidence of her 10 immovable properties, in an effort to counter the Turkish demand to close the individual measures at the Committee’s next meeting, in June....

14. Cyprus scolded for unlawful detention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scolded-for-unlawful-detention

ECHR orders Cyprus to pay €30,000 in damages for the unlawful detention and degrading treatment of an Iranian national, mounting more pressure as MP's are debating a new asylum bill currently stuck under review...

15. Legislators in stalemate over asylum bill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legislators-in-stalemate-over-asylum-bill

Members of parliament are up in arms over an asylum bill amendment aimed at banning automatic deportations for refugees who file for protection out of fear of their life...

16. Israeli organ trafficker walks free in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-organ-trafficker-walks-free-in-cyprus

An Israeli man convicted of international human organ trafficking walked free on Tuesday, after Russian authorities failed to challenge a Larnaca judge who dismissed an extradition request...

17. Attorney General speaks to Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-general-speaks-to-kathimerini

18. Turkey to pay damages in Guzelyurtlu case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-to-pay-damages-in-guzelyurtlu-case

The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights issued a final ruling in the Guzelyurtlu case against Turkey and Turkish Cypriot authorities in the north, holding both financially liable while clearing the Republic of Cyprus over lack of cooperation allegations...

19. Grand Chamber to rule in Guzelyurtlu case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/grand-chamber-to-rule-in-guzelyurtlu-case

The European Court of Hunan Rights will deliver a Grand Chamber judgment next week in the Guzelyurtlu case, with experts anticipating a more direct ruling this time...

20. Supreme Court meets amid allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-meets-amid-allegations

The Supreme Court is scrambling to address bombshell allegations of bias and special interests, while the government says it does not want to interfere out of respect of separation of powers...

21. Attorney asked to prove bombshell allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-asked-to-prove-bombshell-allegations

Attorney Nicos Clerides is being asked to show proof in writing of allegations he made last month regarding children of Supreme Court judges and special interests...

22. Explain this to an outsider

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/explain-this-to-an-outsider

Andreas Paraschos writes about the state of impunity in Cyprus, where private citizens, the media, and politicians all beat around the bush on issues of impunity that are spectacularly clear to outsiders...

23. Woman wins case against Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-wins-case-against-cyprus

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled against Cyprus in a case where a Vietnamese woman had complained about the conditions of her detention back in 2012, awarding €10,500 in total damages...

24. Outspoken attorney slams judge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/outspoken-attorney-slams-judge

High-powered attorney Loukis Loucaides is calling on a Larnaca judge to step down, questioning her competence and accusing her of taking irregular steps when she handed him a four month suspended sentence...

25. Cyprus extradites Egyptian hijacker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-extradites-egyptian-hijacker

The lawyer of Egyptian hijacker Mostafa Emam, who was extradited by Cyprus authorities after he withdrew his case with the European Court of Human Rights, says her client gave up after succumbing to pressure in a Nicosia prison...

26. Former judge points fingers at the establishment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-judge-points-fingers-at-the-establishment

Former ECHR judge Loukis Loucaides says police abuse and corruption are part of a systemic problem in Cyprus that cannot change until those at the top who hold political office stand up and follow the letter of the law...

27. ECHR hands down mixed decision on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/echr-hands-down-mixed-decision-on-cyprus

The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday that Cyprus did not violate the freedom of three men who were deported in 2011, while the decision criticised the Republic for denying them a speedy inquiry as to the legality of their detention...

28. Turkey cries foul over Loizidou case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-cries-foul-over-loizidou-case

Turkey says it will no longer attend the Committee of Ministers at the Council of Europe until the Titina Loizidou case file is officially closed, citing €1 million payment to her back in 2003...

29. ECHR rules against Cyprus in abuse complaint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-found-guilty-of-abusing-man-in-custody

The Republic of Cyprus will have to pay €25,000 to a Canadian citizen, following a decision by the European Court of Human Rights that found he was abused while in police custody and authorities did not carry out an effective investigation into his complaint...

30. Turkey pays Greek Cypriot damages over property in north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-pays-greek-cypriot-damages-relating-to-property-in-north

Turkey has paid, through the Council of Europe, a Greek Cypriot non – pecuniary damages, plus legal expenses, in addition to VAT in the order of €14,526.75 in line with a European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) judgment...

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