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29 July, 2021
 

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1. Cyprus tries to patch up worsening conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tries-to-patch-up-worsening-conditions

The Cabinet will have a lot on its plate during a meeting rescheduled for Friday amid deteriorating epidemiological conditions in Cyprus, with a number of loopholes in the government’s fight against the pandemic popping up one after the other...

2. 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...

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. Two more road victims die in hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-more-road-victims-die-in-hospital

Two road fatalities were reported in the last 24 hours involving a young biker and an elderly driver, with both victims dying in hospital days after they were involved in separate accidents...

6. Limassol's Mediterranean Hospital put off sample-testing duty after contamination

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-s-mediterranean-hospital-put-off-sample-testing-duty-after-contamination

Limassol’s Mediterranean Hospital of Cyprus has been temporarily put off Covid-19 sample testing duty after its lab was found responsible for a number of false positive results as a result of sample contamination. ...

7. 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....

8. 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...

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. 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...

11. 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....

12. 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...

13. 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...

14. 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....

15. 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...

16. 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....

17. 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....

18. Police clamp down on violations of mass gatherings ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-clamp-down-on-violations-of-mass-gatherings-ban

Cyprus police have ramped up efforts to crack down on any violations of the ban on indoor public and private gatherings of over 75 people, enforced through a decree issued by the Health Minister in a bid to contain the coronavirus outbreak....

19. 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...

20. 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...

21. Local driver dies after Larnaca accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/local-driver-killed-in-larnaca-accident

Police are investigating a fatal accident on Thursday, where a local driver died in hospital hours after slamming into a parked vehicle in Larnaca...

22. Larnaca police probe parking lot racist rant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-probe-parking-lot-racist-rant

Police are investigating a racism complaint after a video emerged showing Cypriot women and a child verbally assaulting a Russian woman following a fender-bender at a parking lot in Larnaca...

23. Patient accuses nurse of racist behaviour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/patient-accuses-nurse-of-racist-behaviour

A woman from North Macedonia says the behaviour of nurses at a medical centre in Nicosia was racist due to the patient’s place of origin...

24. Teen death probe to leave no stone unturned

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teen-s-death-probe-to-leave-no-stone-unturned

Ombudswoman Maria Stylianou-Lottides says a full-fledge investigation will be conducted into last week’s death of a teenage boy in Nicosia, adding that a team already in place will focus on a number of state services and agencies...

25. School principal probed after hijab incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-principal-probed-after-hijab-incident

A high school principal in Nicosia is facing a disciplinary probe after he reportedly expelled a female student for wearing a hijab...

26. Police find no grounds to investigate bishop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-find-no-grounds-to-investigate-bishop

Police say they found no grounds to investigate allegations against a Morphou Bishop Neophytos, who has been accused of inciting hate during comments about homosexuality...

27. Bishop probe ordered over gay comments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bishop-probe-ordered-over-gay-comments

The attorney general has ordered a probe into possible offences committed by Morphou Bishop Neophytos following controversial statements he made on homosexuality and other matter, while discussion about the debate is proving to be intense in the public domain...

28. Ombudswoman weighs in on Bishop controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ombudswoman-weighs-in-on-bishop-controversy

Criticism towards Bishop Neophytos is picking up steam, following his comments about homosexuality and abortion that stirred debate and prompted all sorts of reactions...

29. International Court of Arbitration rules in favour of Cyprus in FBME case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-international-court-of-arbitration-rules-in-favour-of-cyprus-in-fbme-case

30. Rural Nicosia murder suspect denies involvement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rural-nicosia-murder-suspect-denies-involvement

The suspect in the fatal stabbing of a local store manager in rural Nicosia has been remanded for eight days, while he denies any involvement...

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