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04 October, 2022
 

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1. Investigator fired from soldier death cover-up probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigator-fired-from-soldier-death-cover-up-probe

Cyprus’ chief prosecutor has fired one of two independent investigators in a police cover-up probe, prompting strong reaction from the ousted expert as well as the family of a slain soldier, whose death initially ruled a suicide turned out to be a criminal act 17 years ago with the perpetrators still at large after a botched investigation...

2. Council pulls plug on Cyprus' Titina Loizidou case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/council-pulls-plug-on-cyprus-titina-loizidou-case

The Council of Europe has tossed aside the Titina Loizidou case, a human rights political football between Turkey and Cyprus, with Nicosia noting its disappointment after some countries decided to pull the plug after many years...

3. Lawyer in soldier’s death cover-up issues ultimatum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/attorney-in-soldier-s-death-cover-up-issues-ultimatum

The lawyer for the family of a soldier, who was strangled to death in 2005 during his mandatory army service, has given the state’s attorney general ten days to hand over an independent report or face legal action...

4. Refugees transfer boats in high sea pushback off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/refugees-transfer-boats-in-high-sea-maneuver-off-cyprus

About a hundred presumptive refugees, whose boat was blocked from entering Cypriot waters on Monday night, were reportedly transferred to another vessel bound for Lebanon over their objections...

5. Lawyer in soldier murder cover-up raises stakes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-in-soldier-murder-cover-up-raises-stakes

A high-powered attorney in Cyprus representing the family of a soldier, whose death initially ruled a suicide has been updated to murder, has hinted at lawsuits if prosecutors fail to go after the perpetrators...

6. Greece’s Cypriot minister takes on bureaucracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-cypriot-minister-takes-on-bureaucracy

After almost one year as Greece’s climate minister, former EU Commissioner and Nicosia native Christos Stylianides says he never expected bureaucracy in Athens to be worse than Brussels...

7. ECHR vindicates Cypriot journalist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/echr-vindicates-cypriot-journalist

A Cypriot journalist won his lawsuit against the Republic of Cyprus this week, after the European Court of Human Rights ruled that he was censured in violation of the right to freedom of expression...

8. British rape accuser drags Cyprus to court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-rape-accuser-drags-cyprus-to-court

A British young woman who was cleared of lying about a gang rape in Ayia Napa is taking the Republic of Cyprus to the European Court of Human Rights after police said they would not investigate allegations against Israeli teens...

9. Turkey urged to pay compensation to relatives of Greek Cypriots who disappeared during invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-urged-to-pay-compensation-to-relatives-of-greek-cypriots-who-disappeared-during-invasion

The Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers has urged Turkish authorities to abide by their international obligations and pay the “just satisfaction” awarded by the European Court of Human Rights to relatives of nine Greek Cypriots who disappeared during Turkey’s military invasion of Cyprus in 1974....

10. Cypriot pilot who ditched lawyer goes after state

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-pilot-who-ditched-lawyer-goes-after-state

A Cypriot commercial pilot who single-handedly took his case to ECHR saying he was wrongfully dismissed more than two decades ago is now suing the Republic of Cyprus for unfair trial following a decision by the country’s Supreme Court to reopen appeal proceedings...

11. Alexoui attorneys et al to mount counterattack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alexoui-attorneys-et-al-to-mount-counterattack

Defense attorneys in the Glykas case are pointing fingers at law enforcement and state prosecution after the full exoneration of their clients, with reports saying a filing with the European Court of Human Rights was not out of the question in order to shed light on poor investigations by Cypriot police that resulted in a very long pre-trial detentions...

12. Russia behind 2006 murder of Litvinenko

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-behind-2006-murder-of-litvinenko

The European Court of Human Rights today ruled that Russia was responsible for the 2006 killing of Alexander Litvinenko....

13. Loizidou case still open as others settle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/loizidou-case-still-open-as-others-settle

The conclusion of a meeting by the Committee of Ministers keeps the Loizidou case open for oversight, while other cases are closed due to amicable settlement between Greek Cypriot private citizens and Turkey...

14. Bone casts doubt in soldier’s suicide story

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bone-casts-doubt-in-soldier-s-suicide-story

New forensic evidence pointing to strangulation has emerged in the 2005 death of a soldier, who was said to have committed suicide while serving in Cyprus while his family kept insisting all along that the army had covered up a crime...

15. 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....

16. 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...

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. 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...

20. 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....

21. 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...

22. 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...

23. 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....

24. 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...

25. 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...

26. 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...

27. 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....

28. 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...

29. 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...

30. 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...

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