07 December, 2019


Displaying results 1-8 of 8 matches for query persecution.

1. Minister says migration ‘extremely challenging’‘extremely-challenging

Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides says the numbers of asylum applicants are going up, increasing the social and economic burden on the island...

2. Cyprus rejects extradition of Kurdish activist

A Kurdish man wanted by German authorities on terrorism-related charges won’t be extradited, following a decision by a Larnaca court that found political beliefs were behind the persecution...

3. Prudence and moderation

4. Legislators in stalemate over asylum bill

Members of parliament are up in arms over an asylum bill amendment aimed at banning automatic deportations for refugees who file for protection out of fear of their life...

5. Greeks and Jews

6. Tusk: EU must end migration blame game

7. Court ruling stirs Turkey tension

Greek-Turkish relations took a turn for the worse on Wednesday, with the Turkish Foreign Ministry and other senior officials accusing Athens of violating the Geneva Convention and of protecting terrorists....

8. KISA sees institutional racism in ham and pasta arrest

Human rights group KISA is pointing to institutional racism over the recent arrest of an asylum-seeker and single mother on theft charges, calling for an investigation into how state authorities treat refugees who are vulnerable members of society...