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1. Commissioner calls for improvements in Nicosia's detention facilities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-calls-for-improvements-in-nicosia-s-detention-facilities

Maria Stylianou Lottidi, the Commissioner for Administration and Protection of Human Rights, has issued recommendations following a visit to the Nicosia Police Station's detention facilities on April 11. ...

2. Vet services under fire for neglecting uncontrolled dog imports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vet-services-under-fire-for-neglecting-uncontrolled-dog-imports

A scathing report by the Commissioner for Administration and Protection of Human Rights, Maria Stylianou-Lottidis, sheds light on the failure of Cyprus's Veterinary Services to tackle the issue of uncontrolled importation of dogs. ...

3. Lottides orders payment of single-parent allowance after 2,5 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-orders-payment-of-single-parent-allowance-waiting-for-2-5-years

Maria Stylianou Lottides, the Commissioner for Administration and Protection of Human Rights, has strongly recommended the swift disbursement of a single-parent family allowance to a complainant. ...

4. Immigrant takes fatal plunge during immigration raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/immigrant-takes-fatal-plunge-during-immigration-raid

In a tragic turn of events, an immigration raid conducted by the Aliens and Immigration Service in Limassol ended in disaster when a suspect, in a bid to evade authorities, plunged to his death....

5. Nicosia water board official accused of sexual harassment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-water-board-official-accused-of-sexual-harassment

A senior official at the Nicosia Water Board is under scrutiny following allegations of sexual harassment in multiple incidents....

6. Doctors' abortion refusal raises concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctors-abortion-refusal-raises-concerns

A significant controversy emerged during today's session of the Human Rights Committee of the Parliament, shedding light on the refusal of six out of eight anesthesiologists at Makarios Hospital to participate in an abortion procedure, citing religious reasons. ...

7. Maria Stylianou-Lottidi breaks barriers, elected to IOI Europe board

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/maria-stylianou-lottidi-breaks-barriers-elected-to-ioi-europe-board

In a historic move, Ms. Maria Stylianou-Lottidi, the Commissioner for Administration and Protection of Human Rights in Cyprus,...

8. RIK controversy: Journalist's removal sparks outrage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rik-controversy-journalist-s-removal-sparks-outrage

The Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights and Equal Opportunities for Men and Women convened on Monday to discuss the removal of journalist Despina Roussou from the show "Proino Dromologio" (Morning Routes) and the subsequent handling of the situation by RIK management. ...

9. Cabinet announces members of Advisory Council

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-announces-members-of-advisory-council

The Council of Ministers, chaired by President Nicos Christodoulides, convened today at the Presidential Palace. Following the meeting, Government Spokesman Konstantinos Letymbiotis informed reporters of the Council's decision to appoint the following individuals as members of the Advisory Council:...

10. Combating hate speech: Urgent action for LGBTI rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/combating-hate-speech-urgent-action-for-lgbti-rights

The Commissioner for Administration and Human Rights Protection, Maria Stylianou Lottides, has strongly denounced the recent surge of comments directly targeting the LGBTI community and promoting hate speech against its members....

11. Cyprus shines with 58 medals and national records in Malta

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-shines-with-58-medals-and-national-records-in-malta

June started off on the right foot for Cypriot athletes participating at the 19th Games of the Small States of Europe, held in Malta. At the same time, Cyprus tops the list of medals with a total of 58 medals....

12. Four 10-year-old girls inspire world with uplifting song of peace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-10-year-old-girls-inspire-world-with-uplifting-song-of-peace

Four young girls from the GC School of Careers Elementary in Cyprus have come together to create a touching song of peace, hoping to inspire people around the world to work towards a brighter future....

13. Human rights commissioner reappointed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/human-rights-commissioner-reappointed

On Friday, Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides welcomed Commissioner for Administration and the Protection of Human Rights Maria Stylianou-Lottides to the Presidential Palace for her reappointment....

14. Anastasiades visits Pournara after reports of unsuitable conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-visits-pournara-after-reports-of-unsuitable-conditions

President Nicos Anastasiades visited Pournara at 9 am this morning after reports surfaced on the unsuitable living conditions of minors being housed at the center. ...

15. Officials weigh in on Pournara brawl

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-weigh-in-on-pournara-brawl

Eight tenants at Pournara migration facility were placed under arrest on Tuesday, following a violent brawl on camp grounds that erupted between two groups under circumstances still unclear...

16. Syrian refugees 'roughing it' at police station

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-held-at-police-station

Newly-arrived presumptive refugees were on standby this week, after reports said they were taken to a police station in Famagusta district due to overcrowding conditions at a migrant reception centre in rural Nicosia...

17. Cyprus’ migrant camp way over capacity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-migrant-camp-way-over-capacity

The overcrowding situation with refugees and asylum seekers at Pournara camp was back in the news, following an unannounced visit by the state’s Ombudswoman who said she saw some improvements but also some problems still not being addressed such as the right to move freely out of the camp...

18. Ombudswoman delivers annual report to Cyprus President

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ombudswoman-delivers-annual-reports-to-cyprus-president

Ombudswoman Maria Stylianou-Lottides delivered her report for the years 2018 and 2019 to President Nicos Anastasiades during a meeting at the Presidential Palace on Friday....

19. Police use tear gas at migrant camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-use-tear-gas-at-migrant-camp

Police officers responded with tear gas at a group of migrants at the Pournara camp in rural Nicosia, as the debate over detaining asylum seekers continues on Cyprus...

20. 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....

21. All asylum seekers at Pournara locked in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-asylum-seekers-locked-in-at-pournara

Health ministry officials say going in and out of the migrant facility in rural Nicosia is temporarily forbidden due to a scabies infestation, with the government defending migration policies amid criticism over living conditions and restriction of freedom of movement at the camp...

22. Despite progress, discrimination against LGBT community a reality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/despite-progress-discrimination-against-lgbt-community-a-reality

Recognizing that Cyprus has taken substantial steps toward institutionalizing equality and safeguarding the fundamental rights of the island’s LGBT community, Ombudswoman Maria Stylianou Lottides has highlighted that there is still work to be done in eradicating the reality of enduring acts of discrimination....

23. 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...

24. Migrant camp near boiling point

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-camp-near-boiling-point

Police said three people were arrested at Pournara migrant centre during a protest on Wednesday, one day after a hunger strike, as camp residents demand better living conditions and the right to leave camp...

25. Conditions at migrant camps improving, but arbitrary detention issues remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conditions-at-migrant-camps-improving-but-arbitrary-detention-issues-remain

The UNHCR office in Cyprus said on Monday that it was pleased with the steps being taken to improve the living conditions of asylum seekers on the island, but expressed hope that additional measures will follow to tackle the multifaceted issues that emerged amid the coronavirus outbreak....

26. Report draws attention to migrant centres

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-draws-attention-to-migrant-centres

A report published this week by Ombudswoman Maria Stylianou-Lottides takes stock of current conditions in migrant facilities in the Republic of Cyprus, pointing out medical challenges, problems associated with weather, and asylum issues...

27. NGOs raise alarm over inhumane conditions at overcrowded migrant camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ngos-raise-alarm-over-inhumane-conditions-at-overcrowded-migrant-detention-camp

Two migrant and refugee support NGOs, Cyprus Refugee Council and Caritas Cyprus, have raised the alarm over the inhumane conditions that have developed in the Kokkinitrimithia camp, particularly since the coronavirus pandemic broke out on the island....

28. Cabinet approves bills to decongest Central Prisons amid COVID-19 fears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-bills-to-decongest-central-prisons-amid-covid-19-fears

Measures to decompress the overcrowded Nicosia central prisons where the risks associated with a potential spread of coronavirus are high were approved on Tuesday by the Cabinet....

29. Disabled persons do not have equal access to TV, report shows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disabled-persons-do-not-have-equal-access-to-tv-report-shows

Cyprus television stations are failing to ensure that disabled persons receive equal access to their audiovisual services, despite being required to do so by law...

30. Report slams state agencies in teen's death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-slams-state-agencies-in-teen-s-death

Social welfare employees staged a walkout on Thursday to protest the suspension of four of their colleagues following a damning report by the Ombudsman’s office on a teen’s death in rural Nicosia...

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