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05 March, 2021
 

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1. Asylum seekers at Pournara breach gate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-at-pournara-breach-gate

A group of asylum seekers at Nicosia’s Pournara camp got a brief taste of freedom on Wednesday, after residents breached the front gate during a protest against long-term detention at the migration facility...

2. 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...

3. New details emerge in Pournara arrests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-details-emerge-in-pournara-arrests

New details in last week’s Pournara speedy trial suggests a foreign man and five others convicted of trespassing had gone to the camp to confront another individual over sexual harassment allegations involving the perpetrator’s female relative...

4. Nicosia mayor weighs in on migrant housing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-mayor-weighs-in-on-migrant-housing

Nicosia Mayor Constantinos Yiorkadjis has suggested asylum applicants be barred from residing downtown until their applications are adjudicated, while also calling on the government for a 'clearer housing policy'...

5. Farmer refuses to return worker’s passport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmer-refuses-to-return-worker-s-passport

A story has emerged involving alleged mistreatment of a foreign worker, after a post shared on Facebook by a local NGO pointed to an old practice by employers unlawfully retaining foreign workers’ passports for leverage...

6. Four murder suspects wanted by police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-murder-suspects-wanted-by-police

Police are searching for a total of four suspects in connection with a Sunday fight in downtown Nicosia that left a young Indian man dead...

7. KISA weighs in on downtown clashes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kisa-weighs-in-on-downtown-clashes

An NGO director in Cyprus is challenging the notion that foreign rival gangs have desolated the historic centre of the capital, saying bad practices by some local employment agencies are often behind many disputes including a fatal incident last Sunday...

8. Bill criminalises prostitution in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-criminalises-prostitution-in-cyprus

A proposed legislation making paid sex a crime in the Republic of Cyprus is drawing criticism, after the country’s left wing declared the female body is not for sale and cannot be bought...

9. Demonstration outside refugee camp sparks Government reaction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/demonstration-outside-refugee-camp-sparks-government-reaction

A demonstration staged outside the Pournara camp in Kokkinotrimithia on Sunday calling for an end to the arbitrary detention of hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers stirred reaction from the Government on Tuesday, with an Interior Ministry announcement claiming it won’t be allowing any further ghettoization of the island....

10. Divided Cyprus slammed over refugee pushback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-slammed-over-refugee-pushback

Two dozen groups around the world have condemned authorities on both sides of divided Cyprus after 175 Syrian refugees were denied the right to seek asylum...

11. Migrant camp declared ‘local infected area’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-camp-declared-‘local-infected-area

Human rights advocates in the Republic of Cyprus are crying foul over the government's handling of asylum seekers at Pournara camp, after the health ministry declared the migrant centre a “local infected area” citing public health laws due to an infestation...

12. Domestic worker’s death prompts new investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/domestic-worker-s-death-prompts-new-investigation

The Supreme Court has ruled that the case of a foreign domestic worker’s death is to be forwarded to the state attorney, after striking down a judicial review request by her employers who sought to block a human rights investigation...

13. A party dedicated to refugees at Faneromeni

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-party-dedicated-to-refugees-at-faneromeni

14. Somali women react to social services video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/somali-women-react-to-social-services-video

A group of women from Somalia are speaking out against treatment from state officials, just days after a video surfaced online showing a female refugee being forcefully removed from a social welfare office...

15. 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...

16. KISA sees institutional racism in ham and pasta arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kisa-sees-institutional-racism-in-ham-and-pasta-arrest

Human rights group KISA is pointing to institutional racism over the recent arrest of an asylum-seeker and single mother on theft charges, calling for an investigation into how state authorities treat refugees who are vulnerable members of society...

17. Cypriot state forensic pathologists under scrutiny after double murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-state-forensic-pathologists-under-scrutiny

Private forensic pathologist Marios Matsakis, who represents the victims’ family in the Strovolos double murder case, is questioning whether Cyprus has a reliable state forensic pathology department....

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