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03 December, 2021
 

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1. Afghanistan: Selling their daughters to avoid starvation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/afghanistan-selling-their-daughters-to-avoid-starvation

When her husband told her that they would have to sell their two little girls so that their family would not starve to death after being displaced by the drought in western Afghanistan, Fahima "cried a lot"....

2. Nephew stabs uncle in family dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nephew-stabs-uncle-in-family-dispute

A man in Limassol was rushed to the hospital with stab wounds Tuesday morning following a domestic dispute between kinsmen who were also housemates...

3. 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....

4. Brother who shot sister guilty of homicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brother-who-shot-sister-guilty-of-homicide

A Larnaca man who shot and killed his pregnant sister last year has been found guilty of voluntary manslaughter, with reports saying prosecutors did not seek murder charges due to lack of witnesses coming forward...

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. Man arrested after bloodbath double killing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-sought-over-deaths-of-wife-and-son

Police apprehended a suspect in Thursday's bloodbath double murder in rural Nicosia, after a husband was believed to have killed his wife and son while also injuring his other son who survived as neighbours came running...

8. 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...

9. Boy dies after parents shot to death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boy-dies-after-parents-shot-to-death

A teenager in the north died Friday morning after allegedly shooting and killing his parents before turning the gun on himself, with reports saying his older brother managed to escape from certain death...

10. Cyprus police investigate child marriages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-investigate-child-marriages

A Cypriot court has ordered two males in remanded custody pending an investigation into two cases of child marriage, after police said it emerged that the two suspects performed civil unions with underage girls who had traveled to Cyprus...

11. Domestic violence figures maintain concerning climb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/domestic-violence-maintain-concerning-climb

The police’s domestic violence unit received 180 complaints in September and October and made 29 arrests, justice minister Emily Yioliti said Wednesday. Meanwhile, the association for the prevention and handling of violence in the family (SPAVO) said it has marked an increase of 40% in calls received at the 1440 helpline....

12. Woman jailed for strangling mother-in-law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-jailed-for-strangling-mother-in-law

A woman in Nicosia has been sentenced to eight years in prison on attempted murder charges, after she tried to strangle her mother-in-law whom she held responsible for ruining her marriage to her son...

13. Bill introduces femicide in penal code

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-introduces-femicide-in-penal-code

A new bill proposal calling for femicide to be recognized officially as a sex-based hate crime has been submitted to the House legal affairs committee, with proponents saying the term would be helpful for prosecutorial reasons while some critics say the law might be sexist...

14. Cyprus FM calls for collective action to safeguard women's rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-calls-for-collective-action-to-safeguard-women-s-rights

Cyprus' Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides called for concrete and collective actions that will bring transformative change in safeguarding women`s rights. ...

15. Divorced father breaks in to see his kids

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divorced-father-breaks-in-to-see-his-kids

A divorced father was arrested in Limassol in connection with a domestic violence incident under investigation, with reports saying he broke in his ex wife’s home to spend time with his children...

16. Sanctions unfeasible and ineffective

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sanctions-unfeasible-and-ineffective

Nathalie Tocci was a close adviser to former EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, during the years when the Cyprus Problem came – according to many - closer than ever to a solution. Today, she is a close advisor to Josep Borrell and, having monitored the Cyprus Problem for many years and having played a central role in the effort to formulate a European strategy for foreign policy, she has a strong view not only on Cyprus but also on the Greek-Turkish conflict. At the same time, she takes a critical approach to the efforts exerted by Athens and Nicosia to link sanctions against Turkey with those against Belarus. ...

17. Son arrested in father’s death in rural Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/son-arrested-in-father-s-death-in-larnaca

The decomposed body of an elderly man was discovered in rural Larnaca on Sunday, with reports saying his son has confessed to killing his own father...

18. New details in minor’s sexual abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-details-in-minor-s-sexual-abuse-case

More details emerged on Thursday about a police officer in Limassol, who was arrested along with his wife in connection with allegations of sexual abuse of a minor...

19. 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...

20. Suspect rearrested in Filipina abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-rearrested-in-filipina-abuse-case

A retired police officer who was accused last month of abusing his Filipina housemaid has been detained again, with police saying his new warrant include new charges of human trafficking...

21. Wife jailed after stabbing husband in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spouse-stabbed-in-paphos-during-couple-s-fight

A man in Paphos is in critical condition after his wife stabbed him with a kitchen knife during a fight on Tuesday night, with a judge ordering the female suspect remanded in custody for eight days...

22. Man locked up in acid attack against ex

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-locked-up-in-acid-attack-against-ex

A man who was on trial in connection with an acid attack against his ex wife has been sentenced to ten years in prison...

23. Woman secretly records her abuser

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-secretly-records-her-abuser

Police sprung into action on Wednesday, arresting a man in Nicosia after video and audio recordings involving possible abuse against a housemaid went viral on social media...

24. Jealous husband gets 18 years for killing wife

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jealous-husband-gets-18-years-for-killing-wife

A criminal court in Paphos on Thursday sentenced the estranged husband of slain Ghada Al Nouri from Syria to 18 years, after he was found guilty of manslaughter...

25. Accused mother gets supervised visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/accused-mother-gets-supervised-visit

A Limassol judge has granted supervised weekly visits to the mother of a 19-month-old baby in connection with an ongoing child endangerment case...

26. Parents ordered to stay away from baby

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-police-file-child-abuse-case-in-court

New reports say a social worker, who went to the police station where a mother was arrested on suspicion of child abuse, was pleading with officers to let the woman walk to take care of her baby...

27. New details in suspected child abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-details-in-suspected-child-abuse

A young mother remains locked up in connection with an ongoing domestic violence investigation and alleged child abuse in Limassol, with reports saying police were told the husband was abusing his wife but she hesitated to file a complaint...

28. Mother detained in child abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mother-detained-in-child-abuse-case

Police brought to light a suspected child abuse case in Limassol this week, during an investigation into an assault complaint launched against the parents by the baby’s grandmother who said she was assaulted by her son and daughter-in-law...

29. Mother arrested on child endangerment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mother-arrested-on-child-endangerment

Limassol police arrested the mother of a baby boy and are also looking for the father in connection with aggravated assault that turned into a possible child endangerment case...

30. New SOS app for abuse victims to be launched

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-sos-app-for-abuse-victims-to-be-launched-soon

An SOS mobile application for abuse victims will be launched in the coming days, President of NGO Phoni, Anastasia Papadopoulou, said on Tuesday....

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