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10 December, 2022
 

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1. Unaccompanied minors are on the rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unaccompanied-minors-are-on-the-rise

Managing the exponentially increasing number of unaccompanied minors or unaccompanied alien children (UAC) is a problem that must be solved by the government in collaboration with NGOs and other relevant actors....

2. Has politics become a seedy business?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-has-politics-become-a-seedy-business

Last Friday's plenary session of the Parliament was marred by the speech of the now-independent MP Andreas Themistocleous on the occasion of the passage of the law on sexual education in schools....

3. Teacher on trial for touching girls inappropriately

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/male-teacher-on-trial-for-touching-girls-inappropriately

A male teacher at a junior high school in Limassol will be arraigned next month on dozens of charges following accusations from nine girls who say the educator was touching female students inappropriately during class...

4. Procedures, criminal offender profiles, and the law governing child abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/procedures-criminal-offender-profiles-and-the-law-governing-child-abuse

The recent news has been overshadowed by new complaints from schoolgirls in Cyprus alleging that their headmaster has harassed them sexually, while in Greece the Aeolus box is opening due to revelations about the "Ark of the World" foundation....

5. A saint and a monster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-a-saint-and-a-monster

The allegations of sexual abuse reported at the homes of the children’s charity Ark of the World (Kivotos tou Kosmou) have caused a huge shock to public opinion....

6. Report highlights police inaction in cases of violence against women in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-highlights-police-inaction-in-cases-of-violence-against-women-in-cyprus

The Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO)’s first review of existing policy approaches and legislation on violence against women in Cyprus has revealed many areas in which redoubled action is needed to comply with the standards of the Istanbul Convention. ...

7. Children's House: 1,565 children screened for sexual abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/children-s-house-1-565-children-screened-for-sexual-abuse

Children's House received referrals for 1,565 children to be investigated for sexual abuse from its inception in September 2017 until October 2022, according to a press release issued by Hope For Children Organization on Friday in honor of today's European Day for the Protection of Children Against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse....

8. Judge reopens yet another death case ruled suicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-reopens-yet-another-death-case-ruled-suicide

Another suicide case has been reopened in the Republic of Cyprus, this time concerning the death of a special police officer, whose family has disputed the findings with the help of a private forensic pathologist...

9. Greece: Mother of 12 year old accused of abetting pedophiles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-mother-of-12-year-old-accused-of-abetting-pedophiles

The man accused of raping a 12-year-old girl, then pimping her out to prospective “clients” online, and one of the 213 men who responded to the pimp’s advertisement were jailed Wednesday....

10. Cyprus Voice for Animals to hold protest at Presidential Palace on Oct 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-voice-for-animals-to-hold-protest-at-presidential-palace-on-oct-1st

Cyprus Voice for Animals will be holding a demonstration in front of the presidential palace on Saturday, October 1st. The animal welfare organization is calling on the government to train and empower the Animal Police in Cyprus so that they can strictly enforce animal welfare laws that are already in place....

11. Puzzling details emerge as police probe Berton’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/puzzling-details-emerge-as-police-probe-berton-s-death

Cyprus Police say the animal unit will investigate the death of Berton, an impounded Savannah cat that died in state custody, as more shocking details emerged about the hybrid’s ordeal after he was removed from the care of his owner in Limassol...

12. Savannah cat Berton dies in state custody

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/savannah-cat-berton-dies-in-state-custody

A Savannah cat named Berton, a house pet who was taken away from his Limassol home following an incident, was found dead on Tuesday at a Paphos zoo where he was being detained...

13. Sexual abuse and exploitation of children reaches alarming levels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sexual-abuse-and-exploitation-of-children-reaches-alarming-levels

Deputy Attorney General, Savvas Angelides noted on Wednesday that the increase of sexual abuse and the exploitation of children has reached alarming levels in recent years, adding that "this has resulted in the filing of a significant number of cases before the Assize Court and the district courts."...

14. Op-ed: Three years after the start of GESY, we look back at the vision and the challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-three-years-after-the-start-of-gesy-we-look-back-at-the-vision-and-the-challenges

In a few days, it will be three years since the implementation of the General Health System (GESY) in Cyprus, the largest reform ever carried out in the country....

15. Op-ed: America has more guns than any other country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-america-has-more-guns-than-any-other-country

America has been shaken — once again — by mass shootings. On May 14, a gunman killed 10 people in a supermarket in Buffalo. On Tuesday, at least 19 children and two adults were killed in Uvalde, Texas. ...

16. Cyprus praised for its commitment to children's rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-praised-for-its-commitment-to-children-s-rights

Law Commissioner Louiza Christodoulidou Zannetou and the delegation that represented the Republic of Cyprus in the 90th Summit of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, returned with positive remarks from Geneva....

17. Cyprus freezes creation of juvenile correctional facility

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-freezes-creation-of-juvenile-correctional-facility

The parliament in the Republic of Cyprus has failed to approve funds allocated for a juvenile detention center, causing the country to remain the only EU member state without a proper correctional facility for young offenders...

18. Man detained for allegedly sexually abusing daughter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-detained-for-allegedly-sexually-abusing-daughter

A 45-year-old man from Larnaca has been taken into custody following an investigation into reports that he allegedly sexually abused his underage daughter....

19. Op-ed: The cat and the tip of the iceberg

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-cat-and-the-tip-of-the-iceberg

Who knows how long he’d been standing in the middle of that Kythera field, with little food and water, in unbearable pain as the small halter bit into his flesh....

20. School shocked after brutal killings of kittens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/school-shocked-after-brutal-killings-of-kittens

Local activists say a mama cat and her three kittens that were being looked after at a Nicosia district high school were found viciously murdered last week, with reports suggesting the perpetrators could be young delinquents who have been terrorizing the school community...

21. Father pleads not guilty in preemie’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/father-pleads-not-guilty-in-preemie-s-death

A man accused of killing his newborn premature baby has denied manslaughter charges, with the judge ordering him back to jail until his trial beings after the summer...

22. Op-ed: 'Only a leap in consciousness will end human slavery'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-only-a-leap-in-consciousness-will-end-human-slavery

With the number of women and children fleeing the war in Ukraine, experts say that many of them may become victims of trafficking given their vulnerability. This article is even more relevant today and attempts to present the attitudes that have enabled human slavery throughout history, and the solution to eradicate this crime across the globe....

23. Parents face manslaughter in preemie’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-face-manslaughter-in-preemie-s-death

Prosecutors in Cyprus are moving forward with manslaughter charges against a couple whose preemie died last week, with police suspecting abuse in a case of shaken baby syndrome and the parents saying they were trying to revive their little girl...

24. Retired pope asks pardon for abuse, but admits no wrongdoing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/retired-pope-asks-pardon-for-abuse-but-admits-no-wrongdoing

Retired Pope Benedict XVI asked forgiveness Tuesday for any “grievous faults” in his handling of clergy sex abuse cases, but denied any personal or specific wrongdoing after an independent report criticized his actions in four cases while he was archbishop of Munich, Germany....

25. Larnaca resident arrested for alleged child pronography

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-resident-arrested-for-alleged-child-pronography

A 24-year-old resident of Larnaca was arrested and detained yesterday in order to facilitate investigations into child pornography....

26. Pope Benedict XVI knew of abusive priests when he ran Munich archdiocese, investigators say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-benedict-xvi-knew-of-abusive-priests-when-he-ran-munich-archdiocese-investigators-say

Pope Benedict XVI knew about priests who abused children but failed to act when he was archbishop of Munich from 1977 to 1981, an inquest found Thursday, rejecting Benedict's long-standing denials in a damning judgment....

27. Prince Andrew loses military titles and use of HRH

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prince-andrew-loses-military-titles-and-use-of-hrh

The Duke of York's military titles and royal patronages have been returned to the Queen, Buckingham Palace has said....

28. Ghislaine Maxwell convicted in Epstein sex abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ghislaine-maxwell-convicted-in-epstein-sex-abuse-case

The British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was convicted Wednesday of luring teenage girls to be sexually abused by the American millionaire Jeffrey Epstein....

29. Malta legalizes recreational marijuana

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/malta-legalizes-recreational-marijuana

Malta became the first European country to allow limited cultivation and possession of cannabis for personal use, following a vote in parliament on Tuesday...

30. Charalambidou: Need for coordination of support services for victims of sexual violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charalambidou-need-for-coordination-of-support-services-for-victims-of-sexual-violence

The Chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights and Equal Opportunities for Men and Women, Ms. Irini Charalambidou, stated that a holistic approach is needed and that cross-sectoral cooperation and the coordination of all support services for victims of sexual harassment is needed....

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