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08 June, 2023
 

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1. Pope sends top sex crimes investigator to Bolivia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-sends-top-sex-crimes-investigator-to-bolivia

Pope Francis has sent one of his top sex crimes investigators to Bolivia at a time when the Andean nation is being shaken by an escalating pedophilia scandal involving priests....

2. Cypriot commissioner wants women out of sex work

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-commissioner-wants-women-out-of-sex-work

Cyprus’ gender commissioner is on a mission to steer debate on ending prostitution, saying she wants to criminalize paid sex and offer 'a way out' for women in the unregulated industry of the world’s oldest profession...

3. Bullying in Cyprus - From awareness to action

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/bullying-in-cyprus-from-awareness-to-action

As a researcher and Ph.D. candidate studying the crime of bullying against minors from a criminal and criminological perspective in Cyprus, I am deeply concerned about the increase in bullying in our country. ...

4. Girls and women make up majority of domestic violence victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/girls-and-women-make-up-majority-of-domestic-violence-victims

The majority (75%) of victims of family violence, intimate partner violence and abuse of minors in Cyprus are girls and women, based on statistics by the Police Headquarters' Directorate for Vulnerable Persons Affairs....

5. In a first for Cyprus, a €21.000 fine was imposed for bird poisoning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-a-first-for-cyprus-a-€21-000-fine-was-imposed-for-bird-poisoning

For the first time in Cyprus, a €21,000 fine has been imposed for using poisoned bait to kill wild birds....

6. 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....

7. EC calls for state-funded compensation for victims of trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-calls-for-state-funded-compensation-for-victims-of-trafficking

The Council of Europe's Anti-Trafficking Division along with Cyprus-based NGO 'Step Up, Stop Slavery' brought together officials from various sectors of the Cypriot government and foreign diplomatic missions to discuss the ways in which financial compensation can be offered to victims of trafficking in Cyprus....

8. Shots fired during car chase in Chloraka

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shots-fired-during-car-case-in-chloraka

Three young men are in police custody and another one is wanted by police following a car chase in Chloraka, where officers used their guns in an attempt to flag down a suspicious vehicle...

9. Cyprus upgraded to Tier 1 in US Trafficking in Persons report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-upgraded-to-tier-1-in-us-trafficking-in-persons-report

The Ministry of Justice and Public Order has welcomed the US State Department's Trafficking in Persons report for 2022 released on Tuesday noting the upgrade of Cyprus to Tier 1 status. ...

10. 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. ...

11. Riot police move in after Chloraka brawl

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/riot-police-move-in-after-chloraka-brawl

Police officers in plain clothes fired warning shots on Tuesday night in Chloraka, where a fight broke out near a controversial apartment complex that is reportedly under orders to close down...

12. Cyprus makes progress in fight against terrorist financing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-department

Cyprus has continued to make progress in strengthening banking efforts to combat terrorist financing, according to the State Department's report on terrorism for 2020. ...

13. 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...

14. Man with purse arrested after cop’s instinct kicks in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-with-purse-arrested-after-cop-s-instinct-kicks-in

Police officers who got curious after seeing a man carrying a women’s purse in the wee hours Tuesday morning ended up arresting him, after it turned out during a search that the handbag had been stolen...

15. Foreign women nabbed in pub raid in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-women-nabbed-in-pub-raid-in-nicosia

Law enforcement agents raided a business establishment in Nicosia where 18 foreign women were detained, with police investigating whether they could be possible victims of human trafficking...

16. Azeri’s defense signals hell of a fight in court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/azeri-s-defense-signals-hell-of-a-fight-in-court

The defense team of an Azeri man in Cyprus, suspected in an alleged plot to assassinate Israelis on the island, has invoked its client’s right to a public trial, arguing it would be unfair to him and the court to allow insinuations of terrorism fueling a media frenzy...

17. Safe Pass police told off by unfriendly crowd

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/safe-pass-police-told-off-by-unfriendly-crowd

At least two people have been arrested in connection with a bar incident in Limassol Saturday night, when police officers who went to carry out Safe Pass inspections ended up being surrounded by an unfriendly crowd...

18. Couple in child abuse to address court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/couple-in-child-abuse-to-address-court

The parents in a child abuse criminal case in Limassol will address the court next month, after the two defendants made no effort to contest evidence during the prima facie stage...

19. 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....

20. Limassol cops shut down underground poker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-cops-shut-down-underground-poker

Over a dozen people were fined by police in Limassol for violating health laws after being caught red handed engaging in an illegal poker game during night curfew...

21. Cyprus unveils plan to tackle corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unveils-plan-to-tackle-corruption

Cyprus’ fight against corruption is based on three pillars, President Anastasiades said Friday, announcing the eagerly-awaited steps the government will take in a bid to restore credibility to the Republic after its reputation was shattered by revelations of corruption through the nixed Citizenship-by-Investment Program (CIP)....

22. Ledra substation up and running in old Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ledra-substation-up-and-running-in-old-nicosia

A police substation is back up and running 24 hours a day in downtown Nicosia, with officials hoping not only to promote a sense of security in the old city but also carry out inspections to ensure compliance with the latest emergency health laws...

23. Nicosia cops detain six women in brothel raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-arrest-six-women-in-brothel-raid

Six sex workers were detained Friday during a police raid in Nicosia, with officers arresting one of them on prostitution-related charges...

24. Four women detained in brothel raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-women-detained-in-brothel-raid

A man in Limassol has been arrested on pimping charges following a raid at a suspected brothel in Germasoyia, while four women were also detained for questioning...

25. Limassol police corner in suspect vehicle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-police-corner-in-suspect-vehicle

Three patrol cars collided with a suspect vehicle on Wednesday night in Limassol, after the driver failed to stop for inspection, with officers ending up making arrests on drug, traffic, and public health violations...

26. Cops defend use of firearm in traffic stop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-defend-use-of-firearm-in-traffic-stop

Questions have been raised in local media over the use of firearms by on-duty police officers, following an incident in Paphos when warning shots were fired during a traffic stop...

27. Cops fire warning shots to stop vehicle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-fire-warning-shots-to-stop-vehicle

Police in Paphos district arrested a male driver on Thursday after he refused to stop for inspection, prompting officers to fire warning shots in the air...

28. Limassol cop accused of sexually abusing minor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-cop-accused-of-sexually-abusing-girl

A male police officer and his wife have been arrested in Limassol following a complaint alleging sexual abuse of a young girl...

29. New Police Chief sworn in amid sweeping modernization of the force

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-police-chief-sworn-an-amid-sweeping-modernization-of-the-force

The new Chief of Police Stelios Papatheodorou and Deputy Chief Christos Mavri were sworn in at the Presidential Palace on Tuesday, with President Nicos Anastasiades stating that one of their main concerns should be restoration of the feeling of safety among the public....

30. Police to step up patrols in old Nicosia quarters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-instructed-to-step-up-patrols-in-old-nicosia-quarters

Police on Monday were instructed to step up patrols in old Nicosia after a violent altercation between a group of men on Sunday night left a 21-year-old dead....

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