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1. Alarming rise in domestic violence in Cyprus

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

The Association for the Prevention and Handling of Violence in the Family (SPAVO) in Cyprus has released data revealing a concerning surge in domestic and partner violence incidents in 2022. ...

2. 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....

3. 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....

4. Happy International Women's Day - Let's talk about men!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/happy-international-women-s-day-let-s-talk-about-men

Every time International Women’s Day approaches, we hear the usual dissenting voices. “Do we really have to celebrate Women’s Day?” followed by “Why don’t we celebrate Men’s Day also?”. The answer is quite simple: We do celebrate Men’s Day, every year on November 19....

5. 576 cases of domestic violence investigated in the past year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/576-cases-of-domestic-violence-investigated-in-the-past-year

According to Pafos Assistant Police Director Michael Ioannou, 576 cases have been investigated since the Violence in the Family Unit of the Pafos Crime Detection Department began operations on 15.2.21 until yesterday, 22.2.23....

6. Government strengthens its stance against gender based violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-strengthens-its-stance-against-gender-based-violence

Cyprus is taking another step towards strengthening the framework for effective prevention and battling of violence against women, with the approval by the Cabinet of two important proposals....

7. Syrian dad regrets tough stance on daughter’s hijab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-dad-regrets-tough-stance-on-daughter-s-hijab

A judge in Limassol has sentenced a man from Syria and his wife on assault and psychological violence, following a complaint filed by their daughter who broke the family’s hijab wearing rules...

8. €5.4 million grant from Switzerland for integration projects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€5-4-million-grant-from-switzerland-for-integration-projects

The Minister of Finance, Constantinos Petrides and the Swiss Ambassador to Cyprus, Christoph Burgener signed on Monday the Framework Agreement by which Cyprus will receive a grant of €5.4 million for the implementation of projects in the area of Cohesion....

9. German police arrest 25 right-wing extremists over alleged coup plot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-police-arrest-25-right-wing-extremists-over-alleged-coup-plot

German police have uncovered an alleged rightwing plot to storm the Bundestag and overthrow the government, in a case that highlights the threat posed to western states by far-right extremism turbocharged by radical conspiracy theories such as QAnon....

10. Handcuffed man dies of heart attack in police car

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/handcuffed-man-dies-of-heart-attack-in-police-car

A man who tried to evade arrest on Sunday died after suffering a heart attack, with police saying he stopped running after he got tired while the family is seeking more answers and accusing officers of ignoring his medical condition...

11. Blabbermouth cop stirs pot in domestic violence trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blabbermouth-cop-stirs-pot-in-domestic-violence-trial

An unusual arrangement between a police officer and his girlfriend in rural Nicosia, where the separated couple manage a farm together under a restraining order, took a sudden turn when the cop’s claims he had rekindled the relationship fell flat after admitting to an inquisitive judge that he did so by calling her on his mobile phone while in jail...

12. Walmart store manager kills 6 then turns gun on himself

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/walmart-store-manager-kills-6-then-turns-gun-on-himself

A Walmart employee killed six people and wounded several others before fatally shooting himself at a store in Chesapeake, Virginia, authorities said on Wednesday, in the latest episode of gun violence in the United States....

13. 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. ...

14. Paul Pelosi, husband of Nancy Pelosi, recovering after hammer attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paul-pelosi-husband-of-nancy-pelosi-recovering-after hammer-attack

Paul Pelosi, the husband of US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is recovering from surgery after being attacked by a hammer-wielding intruder at the couple's San Francisco home....

15. ‘We don’t need women to behave like men’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-‘we-don-t-need-women-to-behave-like-men

Nanna-Louise W. Linde is the vice president for European Government Affairs at Microsoft. An imposing presence, former model and mother of three, her life looks like something out of an episode of the Netflix series “Borgen” – she is Danish after all....

16. SBA judge slams criminal justice system in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sba-judge-slams-criminal-justice-system-in-cyprus

A resident judge on the British Bases in Cyprus, who recently denied a removal request for two suspects in connection with an ongoing fake cocaine investigation, took the time in his remarks to issue a far-reaching indictment against the maladies of the Greek Cypriot criminal justice system...

17. Two dead after nephew douses house with gasoline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-dead-after-nephew-douses-house-with-gasoline

Police went on high alert on Wednesday after a man in Limassol was burned to death and two other women injured, with reports saying the victim’s nephew set the house on fire and was later found dead...

18. Father shoots son during heated argument

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/father-shoots-son-during-heated-argument

A man in Larnaca says he shot his son and left him for dead following a family incident on Thursday, with the shooting victim surviving and police arresting the father on attempted murder charges...

19. 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. ...

20. 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."...

21. At least five Russian businessmen have died by apparent suicide in just three months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-least-five-russian-businessmen-have-died-by-apparent-suicide-in-just-three-months

At least five prominent Russian businessmen have reportedly died by suicide since late January, with three of them allegedly killing members of their families before taking their own lives....

22. 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. ...

23. PanicosGr app allows women in danger to call for immediate help

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/panicosgr-app-allows-women-in-danger-to-call-for-immediate-help

A new free mobile app PANICosGR, created by Christos Apostolou, allows users in Greece to send an automated message to a default contact if they need immediate help or if they feel they are in danger....

24. 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. ...

25. 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"....

26. 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...

27. 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....

28. 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...

29. 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...

30. 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...

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