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20 April, 2021
 

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1. Man detained in child porn livestream case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-detained-in-child-porn-livestream-case

Cypriot police officers placed a man under arrest on child pornography charges after they were notified by Europol about a suspect who gained direct access to a live show...

2. Damning State Dep. report highlights Cyprus human rights issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/damning-state-dep-report-highlights-cyprus-human-rights-issues

A US State Department country report on human rights practices in 2020 proved damning for Cyprus which was found to have had significant human rights issues last year....

3. Emotions run high as boy reunited with dad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/emotions-run-high-as-boy-reunited-with-dad

A US-born child was reunited with his dad in Limassol on Monday, ten days after the Supreme Court gave the Cypriot mother a deadline to comply with a court order, with the handover taking place four years after she flew him to the island unbeknownst to the father...

4. Gloves are off in EU-China relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gloves-are-off-in-eu-china-relations

The United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada imposed sanctions on Chinese officials on Monday for human rights abuses in Xinjiang, in the first such coordinated Western action against Beijing under new US President Joe Biden...

5. Trained cops but no animal police in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trained-cops-but-no-animal-police-in-cyprus

A new law in Cyprus will provide for up to ten police officers to be trained on handling animal cases, with critics accusing the government of failing to deliver on its promise to create a proper animal police...

6. Another convicted sex offender loses appeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-convicted-sex-offender-loses-appeal

The Supreme Court has confirmed the conviction of a man who committed sex crimes against a young girl, saying the fact that he was also a minor during the early years of the abuse did not mean his sentence was excessive...

7. Sexual harassment and abuse cases piling up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sexual-harassment-cases-piling-up

Cyprus police are currently working on 16 sexual harassment and abuse reports, three of which were filed over the past ten days alone...

8. Ruling on boy’s return expected within days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ruling-on-boy-s-return-expected-within-days

The Supreme Court has delayed again its ruling on whether a young boy would join his father in New York as per Paphos court orders or continue to stay in Cyprus with his mother, who has been accused of child abduction but has an appeal pending...

9. Perverted uncle denied sentence reduction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/perverted-uncle-denied-sentence-reduction

The Supreme Court has called on authorities to reevaluate a prison release programme for sex offenders, citing a case where a convicted man under a restraining order had preyed on his niece while another case was pending against him...

10. Sexual abuse complaints hit double digits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sexual-abuse-complaints-hit-double-digits

Police say over ten official complaints involving sexual abuse allegations were under investigation, as one case after the other came forward in Cyprus’ own MeToo movement...

11. Doctor’s sexual misconduct trial goes forward

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctor-s-sexual-misconduct-trial-goes-forward

A sexual assault case against a doctor with a large medical practice in Cyprus is moving forward, while questions have been raised over a messenger company that failed for months to serve him court documents as well as a prior conviction that fell through the cracks...

12. Cop with covered badge number in hot water

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cop-with-covered-badge-number-in-hot-water

A member of an elite police unit is under investigation following reports that the ID number on his helmet had been covered during an operation at a protest in downtown Nicosia...

13. Boy stays in Cyprus during mom’s appeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boy-stays-in-cyprus-during-mom-s-appeal

The mother of a 5-year-old child, both of whom came to live on the island unbeknownst to the father, was able to buy more time on Tuesday after a higher court suspended for a second time a return order that would have reunited the American boy with his father in New York...

14. Woman accuses politician of sexual assault

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-accuses-politician-of-sexual-assault

A woman in Cyprus has come forward with allegations against a politician, saying she was a victim of sexual harassment when she went to meet him in hopes to find a job...

15. NY dad flies in after son’s return put on hold

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ny-dad-flies-in-after-son-s-return-delayed

The father of a US-born child abducted by the mother over three years ago flew to Cyprus Wednesday night, after the country’s Supreme Court issued a temporary hold on a return order following a motion from the mother to delay her son’s departure...

16. Cypriot court sides with dad in New York

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-court-sides-with-dad-in-new-york

A Greek Cypriot mother who was accused of abducting her son from the United States four years ago lost her appeal on Wednesday, a deadline set for the child to fly back to New York...

17. Mother accused of abducting son speaks out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mother-accused-of-abduction-speaks-out

Another child custody nightmare made headline news last week after a Cypriot mother has been ordered by a local court to take her son back to the United States, where his father filed a parental abduction complaint...

18. Former AG says he cautioned over passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-ag-says-he-cautioned-over-golden-passports

The state’s former attorney general says his department had cautioned the government years ago that the country’s golden passport scheme might have been incompatible with European law, essentially contradicting the executive branch's position that nobody had said anything...

19. President blames CIP failure on recklessness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-blames-cip-failure-on-recklessness

Cyprus’ disgraced Citizenship by Investment Programme took a heavy toll after it was 'recklessly promoted' overseas, according to President Nicos Anastasiades, who testified on Tuesday before an independent committee, while telling reporters later that he would not revisit the matter until after probe findings are concluded...

20. Mayor defends pushing for vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-mayor-defends-pushing-for-vaccinations

The leadership of a trade union has accused Larnaca Mayor Andreas Vyras of threatening a group of staff at a senior home over their refusal to get vaccinated for COVID-19, with the official saying he only pleaded with them to reconsider...

21. President lashes out at critics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-lashes-out-at-critics

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades in a televised address on Thursday rejected allegations of corruption within his office and administration, accusing the opposition and media of singling out his former law firm for being involved with golden passports and appealing on the political parties’ patriotism to support a new strategic plan to fight corruption...

22. Shooting Federation uncovers more sexual abuse cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shooting-federation-uncovers-more-sexual-abuse-cases

The Cyprus Shooting Federation has become aware of four more cases of sexual abuse by the same perpetrator allegedly involved in the case filed with police on Wednesday by Olympic shooting athlete Andri Eleftheriou, reports said Thursday....

23. Cypriot Olympic athlete files sexual abuse report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-olympic-athlete-files-sexual-abuse-report

Cypriot Olympic shooting athlete Andri Eleftheriou filed an official report of sexual abuse with police on Wednesday after meeting with Justice Minister Emily Yioliti....

24. Legal experts pounce on Yiolitis case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-experts-pounce-on-yiolitis-case

A well-known Cypriot lawyer, who raised questions over a home search after Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis filed a criminal complaint against a Twitter parody account, has written to the Police Chief asking to obtain public information as a concerned citizen...

25. Cyprus won’t extradite Russian woman with MG

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-refuses-to-extradite-russian-woman

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has refused to extradite a Russian woman citing her health condition, saying Moscow failed to convince local authorities that the individual would not face mistreatment if she would be extradited...

26. Man detained on child grooming charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-detained-on-child-grooming-charges

A man in Nicosia has been remanded in custody following his arrest on suspicion he was grooming a minor with intent to commit further sexual offences...

27. Electors pick Biden

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electors-pick-biden

President-elect Joe Biden delivered a forceful rebuke on Monday to President Donald Trump’s attacks on the legitimacy of his victory, hours after winning the state-by-state Electoral College vote that officially determines the US presidency...

28. Government ups rhetoric against auditor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-ups-rhetoric-against-auditor

The Cypriot government hinted over the weekend it might refer the auditor general to the Supreme Court over “indecent” behaviour, after the audit office published yet another damning report alleging offences in a Cabinet decision to grant investor passports to individuals linked to a casino project without meeting the criteria...

29. Cyprus police investigate child marriages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-investigate-child-marriages

A Cypriot court has ordered two males in remanded custody pending an investigation into two cases of child marriage, after police said it emerged that the two suspects performed civil unions with underage girls who had traveled to Cyprus...

30. Domestic violence figures maintain concerning climb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/domestic-violence-maintain-concerning-climb

The police’s domestic violence unit received 180 complaints in September and October and made 29 arrests, justice minister Emily Yioliti said Wednesday. Meanwhile, the association for the prevention and handling of violence in the family (SPAVO) said it has marked an increase of 40% in calls received at the 1440 helpline....

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