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1. Cyprus leads Europe in prison overcrowding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-europe-in-prison-overcrowding

Cyprus leads Europe in prison overcrowding and the percentage of female inmates, according to the Council of Europe’s Annual Penal Statistics on Prison Populations (SPACE I) for 2023, released Thursday....

2. Convict arrested in connection with ''Dimitroui'' attempted murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/convict-arrested-in-connection-with-dimitroui-attempted-murder

Authorities have arrested a tenth suspect in connection with the attempted murder of Dimitris Andronikos, known as ''Dimitroui,'' which occurred at noon on April 23 on the Palaichori - Anthoupoli road. The suspect is reportedly an inmate at the Central Prison....

3. Haiti declares state of emergency amid violence and prison breaks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/haiti-declares-state-of-emergency-amid-violence-and-prison-breaks

Haiti has plunged into a state of emergency as the capital city witnessed intense violence, prompting the government to take drastic measures....

4. Minors still held in adult prisons, urgent action needed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minors-still-held-in-adult-prisons-urgent-action-needed

In a concerning development, legislation addressing the detention of minors in adult prisons remains stalled since 2021....

5. Kalogeropoulos murder suspect faces seven-day detention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kalogeropoulos-murder-suspect-faces-seven-day-detention

In a chilling turn of events, the 21-year-old murder suspect in the Thanasis Kalogeropoulos case appeared before the Limassol District Court, surrounded by a heavy police presence....

6. Gang rape horrors shake Italy: 7 men accused, victim's assault filmed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gang-rape-horrors-shake-italy-7-men-accused-victim-s-assault-filmed

The treatment is already allowed on a voluntary basis in several EU countries, but only in Poland is it currently compulsory for rapists and child sex abusers....

7. 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. ...

8. Health Ministry reports 10 deaths and over 2000 cases of covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-reports-10-deaths-and-over-2000-cases-of-covid

Ten deaths were announced by the Ministry of Health between April 21 to May 4 due to COVID-19 as well as 2.404 new cases....

9. 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....

10. Cyprus inmates score 4th and 6th place in international art competition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-inmates-score-4th-and-6th-place-in-international-art-competition

Inmates in Cyprus Prisons took part with 10 paintings in the 6th International Art Competition "Art and Prison" organized in Berlin. Two paintings got 4th and 6th place while others got distinctions among the first 100 rankings....

11. Another Briton jailed for sex crimes dies in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-briton-jailed-for-sex-crimes-dies-in-cyprus

A convicted sex offender who was serving a prison sentence in Cyprus died on Friday, marking the second death of a British national within the island’s penitentiary system this year in connection with sex crimes...

12. Cyprus records another prison death as suicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-records-another-prison-death-as-suicide

Officials in Nicosia Central Prisons in the Republic of Cyprus went on alert on Friday following the death of an inmate, whose body was found hanged in the shower...

13. Criticism and unknowns emerge in latest prison death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/criticism-and-unknowns-emerge-in-latest-prison-death

Cyprus Police have not ruled out foul play in the death of a British inmate, who was found hanged last Friday, while reports suggested the case was filled with conflicting information including a suggestion that no effort had been made to resuscitate...

14. Health Ministry calling on public to avail of free flu shots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-calling-on-public-to-avail-of-free-flu-shots

Cyprus’ Ministry of Health, calls on members of the public, regardless of age, or if they belong to a high-risk group, to contact their GP for a flu vaccine for free, in a bid to reduce pressure on the healthcare system....

15. Prosecutors say Cidan was tortured to give up password

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prosecutors-say-inmate-was-tortured-to-give-up-password

Cypriot state prosecutors say an inmate who was killed inside Nicosia’s prison had been cruelly tortured for two days by a felon who demanded a password to check if nude photos of his wife were on the victim’s phone...

16. Lesser charges for protected witness in prison death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lesser-charges-for-protected-witness-in-prison-death

A suspect in the death of a Turkish Cypriot inmate in Nicosia has turned state witness after pleading guilty to criminal negligence and drug use, with prosecutors halting the arraignment process just before his third charge of manslaughter could be read out...

17. Suspect in Nicosia prison murder case cries foul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-in-nicosia-prison-murder-case-cries-foul

The main suspect in the death of a Turkish Cypriot inmate in Nicosia has leveled multiple accusations during a court appearance on Monday, when reporters also heard him screaming at police and asking to be transferred to a different jailhouse...

18. North not buying Greek Cypriot version in prison death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-not-buying-greek-cypriot-version-in-prison-death

The family of Tansu Cidan, a Turkish Cypriot inmate whose dead body was discovered in his prison cell in south Nicosia, says their loved one was tortured for three days, while officials in the north are also casting doubt over the investigation by Greek Cypriot authorities...

19. Ten prison suspensions as police probe inmate’s murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ten-prison-suspensions-as-cyprus-police-probe-inmate-s-murder

Ten guards and employees of Nicosia’s central prison have been suspended as police investigate the murder of a Turkish Cypriot inmate, with many details emerging but not adding up as suspects already in custody were thought to be friendly with the victim...

20. Cyprus police investigate murder of prison inmate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-investigate-murder-of-prison-inmate

A prison inmate serving a multiyear sentence in Nicosia was found dead in his cell on Thursday, with reports saying the man’s body showed signs he was badly beaten while correctional officers say nothing was out of the ordinary prior to the incident...

21. 170,000 flu vaccines on on their way to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/170-000-flu-vaccines-on-on-their-way-to-cyprus

Vaccination against the seasonal flu by GPs is expected to begin within the first ten days of October and Cyprus will receive 170,000 vaccines which are set to arrive Wednesday....

22. NETFLIX airs film on Cypriot 'utopian' prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netflix-airs-film-on-cypriot-utopian-prison

The highly-anticipated NETFLIX documentary on Cyprus’ central prison aired this week, with the star of the series showing disbelief at the 'utopian' penitentiary that went from suicides to weddings under the direction of a reformist warden...

23. Drug case up in the air after informant dies in cell

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-case-up-in-the-air-after-informant-dies-in-cell

A man who was detained after reportedly coming clean with police over a cannabis shipment hidden in pet food was found dead in his cell last week, with reports suggesting disagreement within law enforcement over handling the case could also signal a dead end...

24. NETFLIX presenter locked up in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netflix-presenter-locked-up-in-nicosia

Wrongfully convicted Raphael Rowe, the presenter in NETFLIX series ‘Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons’ has made it to Cyprus, where he is to be locked up for a week in Nicosia Central Prisons without a trial...

25. Ex-cop who forged parolee signature arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ex-cop-who-forged-parolee-signature-arrested

Police on Friday arrested an ex-special police officer after evidence was uncovered pointing to corruption....

26. Cyprus prisons stoked about NETFLIX series

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prisons-stoked-about-netflix-series

Nicosia Central Prisons could be featured on NETFLIX series 'Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons' if a deal goes through, with local authorities hoping to showcase an alternative penitentiary model...

27. Cyprus shrunk prison population by 16% as Covid-19 prevention, report shows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-shrunk-prison-population-by-16-as-covid-19-prevention-report-shows

Cyprus was among the Council of Europe’s member states that marked the largest decrease in prison population rates during the coronavirus pandemic, a special report on the impact of lockdowns on EU prison populations that was published Thursday showed....

28. Cabinet approves bills to decongest Central Prisons amid COVID-19 fears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-bills-to-decongest-central-prisons-amid-covid-19-fears

Measures to decompress the overcrowded Nicosia central prisons where the risks associated with a potential spread of coronavirus are high were approved on Tuesday by the Cabinet....

29. North in coronavirus crisis: hospitals, prisons in turmoil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-north-in-coronavirus-crisis-hospitals-prisons-in-turmoil

On Monday morning, Turkish Cypriot authorities confirmed that the number of coronavirus cases had reached six, including four tourists from Germany who had arrived in the north last week, and two Turkish Cypriots who had recently returned from the UK....

30. Cyprus scrambles to contain coronavirus risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-contain-coronavirus-risk

A police station and an army camp in Nicosia went under quarantine on Sunday following two suspected cases of the coronavirus, with health officials on the edge of their seat waiting for lab test results for over 30 individuals...

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