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1. Cyprus launches special unit for human trafficking victims in anti-trafficking effort

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-launches-special-unit-for-human-trafficking-victims-in-anti-trafficking-effort

The Deputy Ministry of Social Welfare in Cyprus has introduced a new unit dedicated to managing human trafficking victims. This unit operates from a shelter in Nicosia designed to aid victims of sexual exploitation but extends its services across the entire island....

2. Sweden proposes tighter immigration law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-proposes-tighter-immigration-law

The Swedish government is proposing to tighten the immigration requirements for family members of foreign residents residing in the country....

3. Taliban's violations of women's rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/taliban-s-violations-of-women-s-rights

The UN report released last month was compiled after a week-long visit to Afghanistan by Richard Bennett, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan, and Dorothy Estrada-Tanck, who led a contingent from the working group on discrimination against women and girls....

4. Calls for redress in Irish mother and baby home scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/calls-for-redress-in-irish-mother-and-baby-home-scandal

Ten years after a dark discovery was made in the west of Ireland, Euronews takes a look at the grim legacy of the maternity homes that were still in operation until the end of the 20th century. ...

5. King Charles III and Queen Camilla crowned in lavish ceremony

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/king-charles-iii-and-queen-camilla-crowned-in-lavish-ceremony

King Charles III and Queen Camilla have been crowned at Westminster Abbey, marking the symbolic beginning of a new royal era in Britain, and a personal fulfilment for a man who has spent more than seven decades in waiting....

6. UBS steps in to buy rival Credit Suisse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ubs-steps-in-to-buy-rival-credit-suisse

Some of the world's largest central banks came together on Sunday to stop a banking crisis from spreading as Swiss authorities persuaded UBS Group AG to buy rival Credit Suisse Group AG in a historic deal...

7. Afghan women protest ban on female education

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/afghan-women-protest-ban-on-female-education

Young Afghan women gathered outside Kabul University on Monday to protest the ruling Taliban’s ban on female education as their male peers returned to school for a new academic year and the United Nations heard the restriction may amount to a crime against humanity....

8. Wronged worker slams Cyprus over migration crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wronged-worker-slams-cyprus-over-migration-crisis

Thousands of asylum seekers in Cyprus were sent back to their countries last year but one foreign worker, who feels he has no good options following a dispute with his employer, says many people who come to work on the island are forced to seek asylum because the system is not in their favor...

9. 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. ...

10. 36.5% increase of 'permanent residents' in the occupied areas since 2011

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/36-5-increase-of-permanent-residents-in-the-occupied-areas-since-2011

The online newspaper Ozyur Gazette reports, under the headline "Along with cultural erosion, the demographic structure is changing from day to day," that the number of people permanently residing in occupied territories has increased by 36.5 percent in ten years. ...

11. 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. ...

12. The Anatolian Greeks who settled in the US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-the-anatolian-greeks-who-settled-in-the-us

“There was Antonis, a man who emigrated to America from Greece, who thought he was a ‘real Greek’ and that everyone from Alatsata [present-day Alacati] and Asia Minor were inferior....

13. Phil Collins performed his last ever concert in London on Saturday (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/phil-collins-performed-his-last-ever-concert-in-london-on-saturday-video

The 71-year-old music legend - who can no longer hold a drumstick after surgery on his back - performed with Genesis at the O2 Arena in London on Saturday night....

14. ECJ rules Bulgaria must issue ID to child of same sex couple

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ecj-rules-bulgaria-must-issue-id-to-child-of-same-sex-couple

The European Union’s top court ruled on Tuesday that Bulgaria must issue an identity document to a child of a Bulgarian woman and her wife despite same-sex marriage not being recognized in the country....

15. 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"....

16. Cyprus worried as Taliban talks amnesty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-worried-as-taliban-talks-amnesty

The foreign ministry in the Republic of Cyprus said non-discrimination against women and girls in Afghanistan should be an 'immediate priority' while there was wide skepticism over Taliban’s latest amnesty comments...

17. 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...

18. Roxy’s 'Charo' takes Cyprus to ECHR

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roxy-s-charo-takes-cyprus-to-echr

A Dominican woman, who was recognized as a sex trafficking victim after her ordeal in the capital’s Roxy strip club over a decade ago, is taking the Republic of Cyprus to the European Court of Human Rights, after the country’s Supreme Court sided with a lower court judge who threw out her lawsuit seeking damages...

19. Cyprus urged to provide trafficking victims free legal aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-urged-to-provide-trafficking-victims-free-legal-aid

The human trafficking arm of Europe's top human rights body is expressing concern over Cyprus' failure to grant free legal aid and expertise to trafficking victims during criminal proceedings....

20. Cyprus on the right track to combat trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-the-right-track-to-combat-trafficking

A US report says the Republic of Cyprus fully meets the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, while also offering recommendations for improving prosecution of criminals and offering assistance to victims...

21. Cyprus worried over migrants cheating the system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-worried-over-migrants-cheating-the-system

The head of the anti-trafficking unit in Cyprus, Rita Superman, says some migrants know how to cheat the system citing past examples of child marriages from Syria and women falsely seeking human trafficking protections...

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