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15 June, 2024
 

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1. L.A. socialite will sit in jail for running over kids, ''No one is above the law''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/l-a-socialite-will-sit-in-jail-for-running-over-kids-no-one-is-above-the-law

Rebecca Grossman, a wealthy Los Angeles socialite, was sentenced Monday to 15 years to life in prison for the deaths of two boys who were crossing the street with their family in a tragic accident....

2. Drug enforcement cops send 420 youths to rehab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-enforcement-cops-send-420-youths-to-rehab

Between 2021 and 2024, YKAN, Cyprus' drug enforcement agency, facilitated rehabilitation treatment programs for 420 young individuals, the majority of whom were students. ...

3. President urges clemency for 82-year-old man convicted of violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-urges-clemency-for-82-year-old-man-convicted-of-violence

In response to yesterday's decision by the Limassol Criminal Court to sentence......

4. Twists and cover-ups surrounding the death of Thanasis Nikolaou

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twists-and-cover-ups-surrounding-the-death-of-thanasis-nikolaou

In a riveting continuation of the death interrogation for National Guardsman Thanasis Nikolaou, criminal investigator Savvas Matsas delivered compelling testimonies, unveiling distressing details and alleging an apparent cover-up in the investigation....

5. Official's breathalyzer controversy sparks reactions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/official-s-breathalyzer-controversy-sparks-reactions

The President's office has taken a measured stance on the case of a state official who reportedly tested positive in a breathalyzer test and allegedly refused a second sample for retesting, a legal requirement....

6. Kittens brutally murdered in Larnaca cemetery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kittens-brutally-murdered-in-larnaca-cemetery

In a shocking revelation, a concerned citizen who cares for kittens at St. George Cemetery in Larnaca has expressed their horror and dismay....

7. €5,000 fines for obstructing mobile cameras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€5-000-fines-for-obstructing-mobile-cameras

In an effort to combat the growing problem of obstruction of mobile camera operators on roadways, the Minister of Transport, Communications, and Works, Alexis Vafeadis, has revealed a new bill that seeks to criminalize such behavior....

8. 76-year-old released after 2-year jail sentence in wife's death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/76-year-old-released-after-2-year-jail-sentence-in-wife-s-death

The Paphos criminal court handed down a 2-year jail sentence to 76-year-old David Hunter on Monday. Hunter had been previously found guilty of manslaughter, not premeditated murder, in the death of his wife, Janice, on December 18, 2021, ...

9. The shocking face of violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-shocking-face-of-violence

In Cyprus, we have witnessed the rapid dissemination, facilitated by the prevalence of audiovisual content on social media platforms, of two videos that expose the brutal and shocking nature of violence. ...

10. Racial undertones uncertain in Ayia Napa brutal assault

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/racial-undertones-uncertain-in-ayia-napa-brutal-assault

A Turkish Cypriot woman, who was brutally assaulted over the weekend during an escalated altercation with Greek Cypriot men in Ayia Napa, says she is shocked but hopes there will be no worsening of relations between the two communities over the incident...

11. Former Kition Metropolitan found guilty of indecent assault

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-kition-metropolitan-found-guilty-of-indecent-assault

The Larnaca District Court has delivered a guilty verdict against the former Metropolitan of Kition for an indecent assault that occurred in 1981. The assault took place in the Metropolitan's office when the victim was 16 years and 8 months old....

12. Dead loved ones could be uploaded to your computer by end of year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/dead-loved-ones-could-be-uploaded-to-your-computer-by-end-of-year

You may soon be able to catch up with friends and relatives who have passed away — on your computer....

13. Citizen wants to school police over 'wrongful arrest'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/citizen-wants-to-school-police-over-wrongful-arrest

A private citizen in Cyprus is going after police following an encounter outside Parliament last month, saying he was wrongfully arrested as a concerned bystander by vengeful motorbike cops during a protest about foreclosures...

14. 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. ...

15. Hate speech rampant in Cyprus despite progress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hate-speech-rampant-in-cyprus-despite-progress

Hate speech affecting several groups remains widespread in the Cypriot public discourse, the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) said on Tuesday in a report on Cyprus. ...

16. Critics say Cyprus' helmet law is a backward step

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critics-say-helmet-law-in-cyprus-is-a-backward-step

Bicycle advocates say a new law in Cyprus that requires cyclists to wear helmets on the road is not the right answer, arguing an austere approach does not make things safer but could result to other problems including unintended consequences...

17. Father who shook preemie gets five years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/father-who-shook-preemie-gets-five-years

A father in Cyprus was sentenced to five years in prison after a criminal court found him guilty in the death of his preemie, following his own admission to police that he shook the newborn to make the baby stop crying...

18. 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....

19. Supreme Court in Cyprus overturns rape convictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-in-cyprus-overturns-rape-convictions

Two young males who were convicted on rape charges after having sex with a drunk high school student in a hotel room were acquitted last week when the Supreme Court found the girl’s testimony was weak and the defendants did not receive a fair trial...

20. Bird activists in Cyprus stand ground after video incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bird-activists-in-cyprus-stand-ground-after-video-incident

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter in Cyprus says organized hunters were misleading the public over an incident last week, saying an activist caught on video and accused of harassing them was in fact waiting for authorities after having called in an illegal activity...

21. Nurses draw picket line as ER incident heads to court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nurses-draw-picket-line-as-er-incident-heads-to-court

Union nursing staff at Limassol General Hospital went on a two-hour strike on Friday, following an incident a day earlier involving a commotion in the Emergency Room that led to the arrest of an outpatient and two others...

22. Femicide and punishment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-femicide-and-punishment

A few days ago, there was some shocking news. An Egyptian court asked lawmakers to approve the live broadcast of the hanging of a man who stabbed a female university student to death....

23. Flag goes up over ‘suspicious findings’ in Berton’s case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flag-goes-up-over-‘suspicious-findings-in-berton-s-case

Leaked information in local media point to shocking revelations expected to shed light on the cause and manner of death for Berton, an impounded Savannah cat that died in state custody in Cyprus after authorities refused to allow his owner to take her ailing pet to a private vet...

24. 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. ...

25. Cops keep tight lid on sex trafficking case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-keep-tight-lid-on-sex-trafficking-case

Police continue to keep a tight lid on a sex trafficking investigation, with prosecutors filing a case against a male suspect after two other men have been accused of seeking services from a woman described as a possible victim...

26. Woman says bishop sexually assaulted her as a teen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-says-bishop-sexually-assaulted-her-as-a-teen

Former Kition bishop Chrysostomos is facing more sexual assault charges after his acquittal in a rape case last year, with a new female accuser saying he assaulted her when she was seeking orphan aid from the church at the age of 16...

27. Man with schizophrenia convicted of premeditated murders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-with-schizophrenia-convicted-of-premeditated-murders

A man with schizophrenia has been convicted on premeditated murder charges for killing his wife and son in rural Nicosia last year, with the bench dismissing his insanity defense after finding there was no provocation...

28. Cyprus convicts ‘sex client’ on trafficking charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-convicts-‘sex-client-on-trafficking-charges

A male customer who was apprehended during a raid at a suspected illegal brothel in Limassol last year has been sentenced to prison on trafficking and exploitation charges, after Cypriot lawmakers introduced tough but controversial legislation that criminalizes sex buyer behavior...

29. 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...

30. 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. ...

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