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30 May, 2020
 

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1. Mass deportations underway in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mass-deportations-underway-in-cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus has begun expelling foreign nationals who have been turned down for asylum, citing concerns over security threats and changing demographics due to a migration crisis...

2. Demonstration outside refugee camp sparks Government reaction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/demonstration-outside-refugee-camp-sparks-government-reaction

A demonstration staged outside the Pournara camp in Kokkinotrimithia on Sunday calling for an end to the arbitrary detention of hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers stirred reaction from the Government on Tuesday, with an Interior Ministry announcement claiming it won’t be allowing any further ghettoization of the island....

3. Cyprus readies to deport suspected terrorists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-moves-to-deport-suspected-terrorists

The Republic of Cyprus says it is getting ready to deport 17 undocumented migrants suspected of having ties to foreign terrorists, but proceedings could be delayed due to ongoing pandemic and other legal issues...

4. Brother of slain sister jailed until trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brother-of-slain-sister-jailed-until-trial

A Larnaca district judge ordered the brother of slain Maria Harpa jailed until arraignment next month, while pre-trial information in and out of court has been difficult to obtain in the death by kin case...

5. Migrant camp near boiling point

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-camp-near-boiling-point

Police said three people were arrested at Pournara migrant centre during a protest on Wednesday, one day after a hunger strike, as camp residents demand better living conditions and the right to leave camp...

6. Cyprus police pick up pace in spy van probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-pick-up-pace-in-spy-van-probe

The surveillance company executive at the centre of a high profile spy van case in Cyprus is expected to give a police deposition as early as Tuesday, with reports saying the former Israeli intelligence officer insists he never broke the law...

7. Conditions at migrant camps improving, but arbitrary detention issues remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/conditions-at-migrant-camps-improving-but-arbitrary-detention-issues-remain

The UNHCR office in Cyprus said on Monday that it was pleased with the steps being taken to improve the living conditions of asylum seekers on the island, but expressed hope that additional measures will follow to tackle the multifaceted issues that emerged amid the coronavirus outbreak....

8. Report draws attention to migrant centres

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-draws-attention-to-migrant-centres

A report published this week by Ombudswoman Maria Stylianou-Lottides takes stock of current conditions in migrant facilities in the Republic of Cyprus, pointing out medical challenges, problems associated with weather, and asylum issues...

9. Future for rescued refugees in north unknown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/future-of-rescued-refugees-in-north-unknown

The fate of 175 Syrian refugees, trapped in the north of the island amid the coronavirus pandemic, remains unknown while a human rights group is calling on Greek Cypriot authorities to take them in...

10. NGOs raise alarm over inhumane conditions at overcrowded migrant camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ngos-raise-alarm-over-inhumane-conditions-at-overcrowded-migrant-detention-camp

Two migrant and refugee support NGOs, Cyprus Refugee Council and Caritas Cyprus, have raised the alarm over the inhumane conditions that have developed in the Kokkinitrimithia camp, particularly since the coronavirus pandemic broke out on the island....

11. Alexoui lawyer lashes out at police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alexoui-lawyer-lashes-out-at-prosecutors

Nicosia businessman Alexis “Alexoui” Mavromichalis pleaded not guilty on Thursday to four charges in an attempted murder case, with his lawyer lashing out at the police and accusing them of dirty tricks...

12. Cyprus says it cannot cope with migrant influx

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-says-it-cannot-cope-with-migrant-influx

The interior minister of the Republic of Cyprus says the island cannot host more “economic migrants” as another boatload of refugees arrived on Tuesday, clarifying that authorities would not send back those whose lives may be in danger...

13. Greek islanders strike over new migrant camps, government says no alternative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-islanders-strike-over-new-migrant-camps-government-says-no-alternative

Greek island residents went on strike for a second day on Thursday, stepping up protests against government plans for new migrant camps on five islands after violent clashes with police....

14. Protesting islanders barge into Chios hotel, eight officers injured

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesting-islanders-barge-into-chios-hotel-eight-officers-injured

Local residents in Chios, angered by the Greek Government's determination to go ahead with the creation of closed migrant centers on the islands, on Wednesday barged into a hotel near the construction site and attacked eight police officers who are staying there....

15. Asylee walks free after state loses case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylee-walks-free-after-state-loses-case

The Supreme Court in Cyprus has ordered an asylum seeker released from detention, after the state refused to provide evidence he was being held on national security grounds and suspicion of terrorism...

16. Nicosia stabbing sparks migration debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-stabbing-sparks-migration-debate

Debate over crime and migration in the Republic of Cyprus was renewed this week following a video showing the moment a young man was killed in downtown Nicosia as well as statements by officials regarding foreigners on the island...

17. 85 UEFA red notices received by Cyprus police since 2011

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/85-uefa-red-notices-received-by-cyprus-police-since-2011

Cyprus police have received a sum of 85 red notices from UEFA since 2011 over football match fixing suspicions, Chief of Police Kypros Michaelides told the House Ethics Committee, which convened to discuss the urgent matter of establishing a National Action Plan to combat corruption in sports....

18. Cyprus gets tough on economic migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gets-tough-on-economic-migrants

Cypriot Interior Minister Nicos Nouris says the government is determined to cut down on asylum and residence permit applications by blocking economic migrants from filing non-legitimate petitions...

19. Woman gets seven years in white collar crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-gets-seven-years-in-white-collar-crime

A former employee at a credit union in eastern Nicosia has been sentenced to seven years in prison for financial crimes worth over half a million...

20. Greece to speed up creation of migrant holding centers to ease tension

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-speed-up-creation-of-migrant-holding-centers-to-ease-tension

Greece plans to accelerate the creation of detention centers on its outlying islands in the Aegean Sea after a backlash against overcrowded camps by some migrants and nearby residents....

21. Prison officers seize meth in straws

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prison-officers-seize-meth-in-straws

Police say two prison visitors were arrested Thursday on drug possession charges after they were suspected of attempting to smuggle drugs into jail...

22. Alexoui jailed as ‘flight risk’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alexoui-jailed-as-‘flight-risk

Nicosia businessman Alexis “Alexoui” Mavromichalis will remain in jail pending trial, after a judge on Thursday said the suspect was a flight risk...

23. Cops hope to score win against Alexoui

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-hope-to-score-win-against-alexoui

Police prosecutors are hoping to keep Alexoui in jail even as the remand for the Nicosia businessman is set to expire on Wednesday, while the defence attorney says his client is being detained on fabricated allegations...

24. Judge approves Alexoui remand

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alexoui-remand-hangs-in-the-balance

Nicosia businessman Alexis “Alexoui” Mavromichalis was remanded in custody on Tuesday in connection with an attempted murder in 2017, following a long and tough court hearing...

25. Cypriot hacker loses extradition appeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-hacker-loses-extradition-appeal

A young hacker will be the first Cypriot national to be extradited to the United States and could face up to 20 years in prison after losing his appeal last week...

26. Syrian men deported in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-men-deported-in-the-north

Syrian refugees who arrived in Cyprus last week were deported by Turkish Cypriot authorities after spending several days in detention...

27. British teen flies back home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-teen-flies-back-home

The British teen, who is said to be appealing her conviction in the Ayia Napa rape case, has flown back home after what she described as a 'nightmare' in Cyprus...

28. Court rejects remand requests in spy van case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-rejects-remand-requests-in-spy-van-case

Prosecutors in the spy van case pointed to Wi-Fi antennas installed at Larnaca International Airport, during a remand hearing on Friday where three local employees of an Israeli firm were being accused of multiple charges including privacy laws violations...

29. Boy who killed sister released from Athalassa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boy-who-killed-sister-released-from-athalassa

A teenager who was locked up in a mental hospital is going home one year to the day after stabbing his sister to death in Larnaca...

30. Syrian loses appeal on national security grounds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-loses-appeal-on-national-security-grounds

A Syrian asylum seeker suspected of terrorism ties is being held lawfully in Cyprus according to a court ruling, after the suspect had filed an appeal over his arrest and lengthy detention...

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