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31. Cyprus overhauls rape investigations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-overhauls-rape-investigations

Cyprus police say from now on rape accusers will receive emotional support and be interviewed by officers of the same gender, as new guidelines begin to take hold following the vindication of a British woman who did not get fair treatment on the island...

32. Supreme Court quadruples sexual molestation sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-quadruples-sexual-molestation-sentence

A man in Cyprus convicted of sexually molesting a young girl with a mental illness had his sentence quadrupled by the Supreme Court, which said the act without removing her clothes and other mitigating circumstances did not justify lenience shown by a lower court...

33. Greek Supreme Court cracks down on derelict judges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-supreme-court-cracks-down-on-derelict-judges

Thirteen lower court judges have been terminated over the past three months and more may be on the way....

34. 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...

35. Former chief of Greek Supreme Court named in blackmail claim

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-chief-of-greek-supreme-court-named-in-blackmail-claim

A political storm is brewing over an audio file that has surfaced suggesting that former Supreme Court President Vassiliki Thanou, who had been appointed to her post by the then SYRIZA government, blackmailed prominent businessman Andreas Vgenopoulos for money back in 2016....

36. House uncovers promotion in Ayia Napa rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-uncovers-promotion-in-ayia-napa-rape-case

A Cypriot member of parliament is seeking answers from police in the Ayia Napa rape case, following revelations that the lead investigator got a promotion after losing a case due to stolen evidence instead of being investigated...

37. Op-ed: The case of the British woman raped in Ayia Napa showed a deeply sexist society

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-case-of-the-british-woman-raped-in-ayia-napa-showed-a-deeply-sexist-society

On the occasion of the acquittal of the young Brit on charges of public mischief announced by the Supreme Court of Cyprus last Monday 31/1, we spoke with Dr. Christina Kailis from the Mediterranean Institute for Gender Studies about the decision, the legal components and the steps that still need to be taken to properly deal with complaints such as rape. ...

38. Lawyer raises red flag in foukou drug case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-raises-red-flag-in-foukou-drug-case

A Greek Cypriot businessman whose cooperation with authorities led to a plea deal in connection with 628 kilos of ecstasy hidden in foukou barbeques has been set free, with the attorney of a warehouse associate who got 23 years in the same case taking the matter to the Supreme Court citing unfair treatment...

39. Former President of Greece Christos Sartzetakis dead at 92

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-president-of-greece-christos-sartzetakis-dead-at-92

Former president Christos Sartzetakis passed away early Thursday morning in a hospital in Athens. He was 92....

40. Judge gets schooled in Ayia Napa rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-gets-schooled-in-ayia-napa-rape-case

A lawyer for a British woman, whose conviction in Cyprus for lying to police about being raped was overturned by the highest court in the land, says the family is waiting to see how authorities will respond, after a Supreme Court decision pointed fingers at law enforcement and the district judge for failing to exercise due diligence...

41. Minister owns up to comments in Ayia Napa rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-apologizes-for-comments-in-ayia-napa-rape-case

Cypriot Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos offered an apology this week for comments he had made in the gang rape case in Ayia Napa when he was the town’s mayor, calling now for a new investigation after the Supreme Court overturned a public mischief against a British young woman...

42. Rape victim's sentence overturned by Cyprus Supreme Court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rape-victim-s-sentence-overturned-by-cyprus-supreme-court

A British woman who was convicted of falsely reporting she was raped by 12 Israeli tourists in Ayia Napa in 2019 has had her conviction overturned by the Cyprus Supreme Court....

43. Supreme Court settles golden passports legal saga

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-settles-golden-passports-legal-saga

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus says a Parliament attempt last year to restrict the attorney general's role in a golden passport probe outcome was unconstitutional, after lawmakers had raised conflicts of interest for the state's chief law enforcer and his deputy...

44. Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine mandate for US businesses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-halts-covid-19-vaccine-mandate-for-us-businesses

The Supreme Court has stopped a major push by the Biden administration to boost the nation’s COVID-19 vaccination rate, a requirement that employees at large businesses get a vaccine or test regularly and wear a mask on the job....

45. Supreme Court overrules judge in paid sex case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-overrules-judge-in-paid-sex-case

Two men in Cyprus accused of pimping and rape under a new trafficking law have been ordered to remain in pretrial detention after the attorney general appealed the release of all three defendants in the country’s first ever case, where paying for sex could land someone in prison...

46. Russian Supreme Court orders closure of prominent human rights group Memorial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-supreme-court-orders-closure-of-prominent-human-rights-group-memorial

Russia's Supreme Court yesterday ordered the country's most prominent human rights group to be liquidated. The court ruled that the group Memorial must be closed for breaking the law on foreign agents....

47. Stepdad jailed after bizarre sexual molestation trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stepdad-jailed-after-bizarre-sexual-molestation-trial

A bizarre case of sexual molestation against two teenage girls ended with a sentence of their stepdad in Famagusta district, after their biological father testified for the defense...

48. Three face trial in sexual exploitation of young female

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-face-trial-in-sexual-exploitation-of-young-female

Police say a young woman is accusing three men of sexual exploitation, with reports saying she has been transported to a safe house before a Nicosia judge ordered the suspects free on bail...

49. Pope Francis at the Presidential Palace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-at-the-presidential-palace

Pope Francis arrived in Cyprus at 15:00 on Thursday afternoon. ...

50. Coronavirus repudiator arrested for suing son’s school

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-repudiator-arrested-for-suing-son-s-school

A father refused to comply with the ongoing pandemic measures, demanding his son be able to attend school without wearing a mask and without displaying a negative self-test as mandated and was detained by police ...

51. Cyprus Police on high alert for Pope's visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-on-high-alert-for-pope-s-visit

Cyprus Police are on high alert due to Pope Francis` visit on the island between 2-4 December....

52. Israel: Intelligence Service to monitor Omicron infected citizens' phones

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-intelligence-service-to-monitor-omicron-infected-citizens-phones

The Israeli intelligence service has a temporary license to access the data of citizens' telephones that are confirmed cases of the variant strain Omicron, in order to track their contacts....

53. Another gun emerges in convoluted Azeri case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-gun-emerges-in-convoluted-azeri-case

Police have reportedly found a third gun in connection with a thwarted alleged plot against Israeli businessmen in Cyprus, while the prime suspect’s lawyer is resorting to the Constitution and crying foul over consecutive remand renewal tactics against his client...

54. Legal doubts over detentions in Cyprus’ Azeri case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-doubts-over-detentions-in-cyprus-azeri-case

The legality of arrests of four Pakistani men, who were identified by Cyprus police as suspects based on phone records in connection with an alleged plot against Israelis, will be reexamined after the Supreme Court ruled that a law allowing indiscriminate data retention on all citizens violated European human rights...

55. Supreme Court slams unwarranted access to phone data

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-slams-unwarranted-access-to-phone-data

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has found that a law allowing indiscriminate phone data retention for police purposes violates EU rights to privacy, with experts describing the decision as a major upset in ongoing criminal cases built on private information...

56. Poland fined 1 million Euros per day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poland-fined-1-million-euros-per-day

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) sentenced Poland to a fine of 1 million Euros per day for ignoring a ruling ordering the country to suspend the disciplinary chamber of its Supreme Court....

57. Another chapter closes in Strovolos double murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-chapter-closes-in-strovolos-double-murder

A man convicted as an accomplice in the Strovolos double murder case has lost his appeal, with his lawyers failing to convince the Supreme Court that the conviction of their client was not based on solid evidence...

58. Philip's will: A 90 year secret

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/will-of-philip-a-90-year-secret

The will of Philip , Queen Elizabeth's deceased husband, will be sealed and will remain so for at least 90 years, a London court has ruled....

59. Appeal in Ayia Napa rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/appeal-in-ayia-napa-rape-case

An appeal in the Cyprus Supreme Court to overturn the sentence against a young British woman is underway. ...

60. British woman to appeal conviction in gang rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-woman-to-appeal-conviction-in-rape-trial

Lawyers are launching an appeal on behalf of a British woman who was convicted of lying about being gang raped back in July 2019....

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