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1. Iran: Rape used as a means to quell protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-rape-used-as-a-means-to-quell-protests

Rape is being used systematically by Iranian security forces to deal with the now three-month-old protests against Tehran's regime, with women leading the charge, according to a detailed CNN report that includes facts and testimony....

2. Asylum seeker says she was gangraped at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seeker-says-she-was-gangraped-at-pournara

An asylum seeker says she was raped by five men at Pournara migrant camp, with police confirming a complaint has been filed but no suspects have yet been identified...

3. Foreign tourist goes after Ayia Napa police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-tourist-goes-after-ayia-napa-police

A Chinese man living in London is seeking public support as he takes on the police in Ayia Napa, saying he was physically and verbally abused in a racially-motivated encounter during the pandemic and further alleging he was denied access to a lawyer...

4. British rape accuser drags Cyprus to court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-rape-accuser-drags-cyprus-to-court

A British young woman who was cleared of lying about a gang rape in Ayia Napa is taking the Republic of Cyprus to the European Court of Human Rights after police said they would not investigate allegations against Israeli teens...

5. Researcher's avatar sexually assaulted on the metaverse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/researcher-s-avatar-sexually-assaulted-on-the-metaverse

A researcher entered the metaverse, wanting to study users' behavior on Meta's social-networking platform Horizon World. But within an hour of her donning her Oculus virtual reality (VR) headset, she says she was raped in the virtual space....

6. Cyprus overhauls rape investigations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-overhauls-rape-investigations

Cyprus police say from now on rape accusers will receive emotional support and be interviewed by officers of the same gender, as new guidelines begin to take hold following the vindication of a British woman who did not get fair treatment on the island...

7. House uncovers promotion in Ayia Napa rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-uncovers-promotion-in-ayia-napa-rape-case

A Cypriot member of parliament is seeking answers from police in the Ayia Napa rape case, following revelations that the lead investigator got a promotion after losing a case due to stolen evidence instead of being investigated...

8. 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. ...

9. Judge gets schooled in Ayia Napa rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-gets-schooled-in-ayia-napa-rape-case

A lawyer for a British woman, whose conviction in Cyprus for lying to police about being raped was overturned by the highest court in the land, says the family is waiting to see how authorities will respond, after a Supreme Court decision pointed fingers at law enforcement and the district judge for failing to exercise due diligence...

10. Minister owns up to comments in Ayia Napa rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-apologizes-for-comments-in-ayia-napa-rape-case

Cypriot Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos offered an apology this week for comments he had made in the gang rape case in Ayia Napa when he was the town’s mayor, calling now for a new investigation after the Supreme Court overturned a public mischief against a British young woman...

11. British woman to appeal conviction in gang rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-woman-to-appeal-conviction-in-rape-trial

Lawyers are launching an appeal on behalf of a British woman who was convicted of lying about being gang raped back in July 2019....

12. Woman gang raped and robbed in hotel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-gang-raped-and-robbed-in-hotel

A local woman says she was raped and robbed by at least two men in a hotel room in Nicosia, with police arresting three suspects including an acquaintance of the accuser whose name and photo was published earlier this week...

13. British rape accuser lost in translation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-rape-accuser-lost-in-translation

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has blocked an appeal request by the British teen’s defense team which sought to present two post-conviction sworn statements in Ayia Napa rape case, with the Judges siding with prosecutors who pointed fingers at the rape accuser’s behavior as well as one of her lawyer’s own words...

14. High school student says she was gang-raped

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-school-student-says-she-was-gang-raped

Three male teens are in custody after a high school student in Limassol told police she was raped last year, with the boys denying the allegations and saying sexual intercourse was consensual...

15. Cyprus police face fresh accusations of mishandling rape claim

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-face-fresh-accusations-of-mishandling-rape-claim

Cyprus police are faced with fresh accusations of mishandling a rape claim filed by a young UK national last May whilst on holiday in the Famagusta district’s resort town of Protaras....

16. Ayia Napa rape case on appeal path

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-rape-case-on-appeal-path

The lawyers of a British young lady, who was accused by Cypriot police of fabricating rape allegations in Ayia Napa last year, have submitted documents to the Supreme Court for an appeal hearing expected later this year...

17. Ayia Napa rape accuser speaks out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-rape-accuser-speaks-out

The 19-year-old British girl, who was convicted of lying to police after she said she was raped last year in Ayia Napa, says her attackers behaved like animals...

18. 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...

19. Defence says Ayia Napa rape case not over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-says-ayia-napa-rape-case-not-over

The British teen who accused Israeli youths of gang rape is free to go home, while her family says they will appeal a probation sentence with the Cyprus Supreme Court...

20. British teen gets suspended sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uproar-ahead-of-ayia-napa-sentencing

A British teen was handed down a four-month suspended sentence after a Cypriot judge found her guilty of fabricating rape claims against Israeli youths in Ayia Napa last summer...

21. High-stakes rape verdict turns political

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-stakes-rape-verdict-turns-political

A prominent attorney in Cyprus says the British teen convicted of fabricating rape allegations should get a presidential pardon, while an experienced human rights lawyer says there is solid ground for an appeal...

22. London raises red flag over Ayia Napa verdict

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/london-raises-red-flag-over-ayia-napa-verdict

The British government is raising red flags over the Ayia Napa rape verdict, after a 19-year-old Briton was found guilty of lying to police about being gang raped by Israeli teens...

23. Ayia Napa rape accuser found guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-rape-accuser-guilty

A British teenager, who says she was gang raped by a group of Israeli teens, was found guilty Monday by a Cypriot court on charges of public mischief...

24. Rape accuser sticks to her story

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rape-accuser-sticks-to-her-story

A British teenager accused of making up gang rape allegations is sticking to her story, telling a judge during cross-examination that she was raped by Israeli teens despite prosecutors pointing to video footage showing consensual sex days prior to the alleged incident...

25. Coercion claim rejected in Ayia Napa rape trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coercion-claim-rejected-in-ayia-napa-rape-trial

A judge has ruled in the ongoing Ayia Napa rape trial that a British teen, who accused a group of Israeli youths of gang rape, was not coerced by police when she retracted the allegations a week later...

26. Ayia Napa confession not up to par

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-confession-not-up-to-par

A British woman accused of making false rape claims in Ayia Napa after signing a confession is fighting back in court, pointing to grammar errors to prove she never wrote a statement recanting the initial allegations...

27. Ayia Napa rape accuser back in court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-rape-accuser-back-in-court

The Ayia Napa rape accuser was expected back in court on Tuesday where she is facing charges of public mischief, with her defence taking issue with how the complaint was investigated and how their client was treated by police...

28. Judge cautions defence in rape accuser's trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-cautions-defense-in-rape-accuser-s-trial

The trial against a British young woman, who leveled rape accusations against Israeli teens and later withdrew her complaint, began Wednesday with the testimony of a police investigator...

29. Ayia Napa rape accuser free on bail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-rape-accuser-free-on-bail

The British young woman accused of making false statements in a rape complaint in Ayia Napa will be free on bail this week, while her legal team is expected to include high-powered British attorneys...

30. Defence assembled in Ayia Napa rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rape-accuser-asks-for-british-lawyer

The Ayia Napa rape accuser trial has been pushed back for another week as the British defendant seeks permission to have a British lawyer representing her case...

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