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16 May, 2021
 

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1. Police back off as peaceful marchers defy ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-back-off-as-marchers-defy-ban

Thousands took to the streets in Nicosia over the weekend to protest against a controversial ban on peaceful assembly, with marchers and officers on their best behavior after an earlier anti-corruption demonstration was put down by use of force...

2. Probe into police brutality has three-month deadline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-into-police-brutality-has-three-month-deadline

The independent authority for the investigation of allegations and complaints against the police said Thursday that it instructed the four criminal investigators probing complaints of police brutality at last Saturday’s protest to wrap up investigations within three months....

3. Defying clampdown, Cyprus activists to protest again over graft

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defying-clampdown-cyprus-activists-to-protest-again-over-graft

Anti-corruption campaigners in Cyprus will protest again on Feb. 20, they said on Tuesday, after a violent clampdown by police at an event on Feb. 13 drew widespread condemnation....

4. Yiolitis says police did not have orders to exert violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yioliti-says-police-did-not-have-orders-to-exert-violence

Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis said Monday that police did not have instructions to use brutal violence against protestors in Nicosia on Saturday, though critical MPs stress that it is obvious that the police response was decided in advance with those responsible avoiding responsibility....

5. Police admit wrongful handling in Yioliti parody account shambles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-admit-wrongful-handling-in-yioliti-parody-account-shambles

A tense House human rights committee session took place Monday in the presence of the Justice Minister Emily Yioliti and the chief of police Stelios Papatheodorou, with Yioliti receiving fire from multiple fronts over the Twitter parody account shambles and the unprecedented police brutality that marked an anti-corruption protest on Saturday....

6. Protesters accuse cops of police brutality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-accuse-cops-of-police-brutality

A probe into alleged police brutality has been launched after law enforcement officials were criticized over a heavy-handed response to a peaceful protest against corruption in downtown Nicosia on Saturday...

7. Man jailed for threatening to torch building

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-jailed-for-threatening-to-torch-building

A man who threatened to set a building on fire near at a government office complex in Nicosia has been sentenced to ten months in prison...

8. Defendant gets 15 years in Strovolos murders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/strovolos-double-murder-trial-draws-to-an-end

The last of four defendants in the Strovolos double murder trial was sentenced to fifteen years in prison, as the case drew to a close on Thursday after a lengthy and complicated criminal trial that shocked public opinion...

9. Defendant denies intent in rural Nicosia murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/georgian-man-denies-intent-in-rural-nicosia-murder

A Georgian national who has admitted stabbing a Greek Cypriot woman to death in rural Nicosia last year says it was not premeditated, with a state forensic pathologist insisting the stab wounds say otherwise...

10. Ercan officers suspended over police brutality video

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ercan-officers-suspended-over-police-brutality-video

Police officers at Ercan airport are being investigated over an alleged incident of violence, after a video made public showed a traveler being dragged and kicked by an officer while others were late to intervene...

11. Tzionis gets life in Strovolos murders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tzionis-gets-life-in-strovolos-murders

A Nicosia criminal court sentenced Loizos Tzionis to life imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to charges in the Strovolos double murder case in a surprise move in the courtroom...

12. Sex tape extortion suspects say cops beat them

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sex-tape-extortion-suspects-say-cops-beat-them

Two Indian males, who were arrested Sunday in a recent sex tape extortion scheme, told the judge they were badly beaten by cops during detention...

13. Winnie Mandela tainted anti-apartheid leader dies at 81

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/winnie-mandela-tainted-anti-apartheid-leader-dies-at-81

She died peacefully surrounded by her family following a long illness that kept her in and out of hospital since the start of the year...

14. For Putin’s Russia, a poisoned spy sends a political message

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/for-putin-s-russia-a-poisoned-spy-sends-a-political-message

Any state body using a nerve agent so blatantly is clearly disregarding the traditional rules of international order...

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