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1. Domestic violence cases on the rise in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/domestic-violence-cases-on-the-rise-in-cyprus

Reports of domestic violence in Cyprus have seen a significant rise, with incidents reaching alarming numbers, Justice and Public Order Minister Marios Hartsiotis told a parliamentary committee on Monday....

2. Wife sues lawyer Lytras over alleged violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wife-sues-lawyer-lytras-over-alleged-violence

Authorities are seeking to arrest criminal lawyer Apostolos Lytras, 52, following a lawsuit filed by his wife, Sofia Polyzogopoulou, on Wednesday....

3. Foreign students welcomed into labor market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/foreign-students-welcomed-into-labor-market

Labour Minister Yiannis Panagiotou announced on Tuesday the government's decision to enhance foreign students' access to the labor market, citing its significance in the country's development planning...

4. Officer's ''patrol car, not a taxi'' remark preceded woman's tragic end

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officer-s-patrol-car-not-a-taxi-remark-preceded-woman-s-tragic-end

A police officer who conversed with 28-year-old Kyriaki over the phone before her tragic demise outside the Agii Anargyri Police Station has provided insights into his statement, ''the patrol car is not a taxi.'' ...

5. Hungarian government insider alleges corruption cover-up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hungarian-government-insider-alleges-corruption-cover-up

Former Hungarian government insider turned oppositionist Peter Magyar released an audio recording on Tuesday, alleging top officials conspired to cover up corruption, adding a new layer to a scandal that has rocked Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's political stronghold....

6. Police investigate 494 cases of domestic violence in just 2 months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-investigate-494-cases-of-domestic-violence-in-just-2-months

In just two months—September and October 2023—Cyprus Police investigated a staggering 494 cases of domestic violence, leading to the issuance of 93 arrest warrants. Nicosia reported 131 cases, Limassol 135, Larnaca 117, Paphos 37, Famagusta 68, and Morphou 6, highlighting a pervasive issue across the island....

7. Unveiling the silent suffering of elder abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/unveiling-the-silent-suffering-of-elder-abuse

Two hundred and twenty reports of elderly abuse were received by the Observatory for the Elderly from January to October 2023, as revealed by its chairman, Mr. Dimos Antoniou, in a recent conversation with reporter, Oriana Papantoniou. ...

8. Alleged sexual harassment case involving teacher shakes Limassol high school

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alleged-sexual-harassment-case-involving-teacher-shakes-limassol-high-school

Authorities in Limassol are grappling with a concerning complaint involving the alleged sexual harassment of a female student by a teacher at a local high school....

9. Ministry of Education to combat school bullying

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-of-education-to-combat-school-bullying

The Parliamentary Education Committee convened on Wednesday, September 27, to address the pressing issue of school bullying and juvenile delinquency....

10. US plane brings captives back home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-plane-brings-captives-back-home

The plane carrying five American citizens freed as part of a deal between the U.S. and Iran have now landed back home in the United States....

11. 14-year-old accuses foster father of abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/14-year-old-accuses-foster-father-of-abuse

In a heart-wrenching tale of trust turned to torment, a 14-year-old girl placed in foster care has accused her foster father of abuse....

12. Unveiling the hidden: A moving exhibition exposes the treatment of animals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unveiling-the-hidden-a-moving-exhibition-exposes-the-treatment-of-animals

An eye-opening exhibition at the Piraeus Metro station sheds light on the treatment of animals, revealing the hidden reality behind closed doors....

13. US report: Harsh conditions in Cyprus prisons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-report-harsh-conditions-in-cyprus-prisons

The US State Department's Human Rights in Cyprus 2022 report highlights significant human rights issues in Cyprus. The report states that there were credible reports of harsh conditions in prisons and detention centers, particularly for asylum seekers....

14. Cyprus scraps online visa appointments after scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scraps-online-migration-appointments-after-scandal

Immigration authorities in the Republic of Cyprus scrapped an online appointment platform on Monday after allegations were made public about agents selling available slots to foreigners for profit and causing months of waiting for those who did not shell out the cash...

15. 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....

16. 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. ...

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. Berton’s mom demands independent post mortem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berton-s-mom-demands-independent-post-mortem

The owner of Berton, a controversial Savannah cat who died in state custody on Monday, is calling for an independent forensic pathologist to be present during the post mortem of her beloved pet...

20. 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...

21. 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. ...

22. House President concerned over 'shocking' increase in sexual violence incidents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-concerned-over-shocking-increase-in-sexual-violence-incidents

One in three women (33%) in the EU has suffered physical or sexual violence, according to the President of the House of Representatives Annita Demetriou, stressing that these numbers are "shocking and troubling."...

23. Op-ed: Fertilizer inflation presages a global food supply crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-fertilizer-inflation-presages-a-global-food-supply-crisis

We know that the war in Ukraine has led to sharp increases in prices for both food and fuel. This in turn has sparked concern that we may see a repeat of the famine and food riots that took place in 22 countries in the years following the global financial crisis, caused by a perfect storm of rising commodities prices....

24. 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....

25. Joint action to defend and promote Democracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/joint-action-to-defend-and-promote-democracy

Across the globe, democracy and human rights are increasingly under siege. Far from being an issue isolated to the “developing” world, democracies new and old are combatting existential crises of creeping authoritarianism, rising inequality, and malign influence both domestically and from abroad. ...

26. Prevention of violence against women a priority, says Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prevention-of-violence-against-women-says-minister

Minister of Labor Zeta Emilianidou, today, congratulated the Association for the Prevention and Handling of Violence in the Family, saying that their work contributed significantly to the prevention and fight against domestic violence....

27. Marital squabble behind Paphos road accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/marital-squabble-behind-paphos-road-accident

Police have dropped all charges against the driver whose vehicle struck a British woman in Peyia as she was trying to cross the street, while details about why she stepped out of her own car led to a domestic abuse investigation and a second arrest...

28. 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...

29. Boy stays in Cyprus during mom’s appeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boy-stays-in-cyprus-during-mom-s-appeal

The mother of a 5-year-old child, both of whom came to live on the island unbeknownst to the father, was able to buy more time on Tuesday after a higher court suspended for a second time a return order that would have reunited the American boy with his father in New York...

30. Mother accused of abducting son speaks out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mother-accused-of-abduction-speaks-out

Another child custody nightmare made headline news last week after a Cypriot mother has been ordered by a local court to take her son back to the United States, where his father filed a parental abduction complaint...

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