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23 June, 2024
 

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1. Songbird slaughter continues as gangs profit amid faltering enforcement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/songbird-slaughter-continues-as-gangs-profit-amid-faltering-enforcement

A conservation group in Cyprus said Wednesday that police have been lax in cracking down on criminal gangs that illegally trap migratory songbirds to supply restaurants, although the poaching has declined overall....

2. Hunters fined for poaching in restricted area

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hunters-fined-for-poaching-in-restricted-area

In a recent incident reported by the Paphos Police Department, two individuals, both 26 years old, found themselves in hot water for illegal hunting within a restricted area in Mandria village. ...

3. 105 bird poachers convicted in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/105-bird-poachers-convicted-in-2022

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) has contributed to the arrest and conviction of a total of 105 poachers in 2022, following the arrest of three hunters in the last days of the year....

4. Bird activists in Cyprus stand ground after video incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bird-activists-in-cyprus-stand-ground-after-video-incident

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter in Cyprus says organized hunters were misleading the public over an incident last week, saying an activist caught on video and accused of harassing them was in fact waiting for authorities after having called in an illegal activity...

5. Cyprus Police accused of ‘cooking up’ witnesses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-accused-of-‘cooking-up-witnesses

A lawyer for a man acquitted in a drug trafficking case is calling on authorities to investigate evidence that emerged during his trial, citing unreliable witnesses getting cozy with police and violations of jailhouse protocol including late night birthday parties and consumption of illegal delicacies...

6. Bird activists speak out after car bomb goes off

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bird-activists-speak-out-after-car-bomb-goes-off

A car bomb went off in Larnaca on Sunday with the conservationist owners of the vehicle calling on Cypriot authorities to rein in criminal activity just days after the group published information about a man suspected to be an illegal poacher...

7. Illegal poachers turn on police during incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-poachers-turn-on-police-during-incident

Two suspected illegal bird trappers in Cyprus were briefly detained last week, with reports suggesting one of them bullied a police officer who arrived on site where activists were reporting a crime in progress...

8. Brutal poacher attack case heads to House committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brutal-poacher-attack-heads-to-house-committee

A reported attack in rural Famagusta against a conservation activist, who told police he was assaulted by suspected illegal poachers in the dead of night, caught the attention of a House member who says she will raise the issue before the internal affairs committee...

9. CABS: Bird poaching remains 'out of control' in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabs-bird-poaching-remains-out-of-control-in-cyprus

Crime against wild birds in Cyprus remains out of control, the Committee against Bird Slaughter (CABS) reported on Thursday....

10. Activists step in to rescue trapped birds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/activists-step-in-to-rescue-trapped-birds

A video showing the rescue of illegally trapped songbirds in Cyprus has been posted on Facebook by a group of activists, in an effort to raise awareness amongst the general public...

11. Activists chased in the dead of night

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/activists-chased-in-the-dead-of-night

A group of activists against illegal bird trapping, who took matters into their own hands when they tried to disrupt an unlawful operation in Famagusta, uploaded a video showing they were being chased by local poachers in the dead of night...

12. Minister tries to close loophole on hunting dogs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-tries-to-close-loophole-on-hunting-dogs

The government is scrambling to amend recent legislation to require hunters to obtain specific permits for their dogs on the condition they have a microchip...

13. Activists dismantle illegal bird trapping site

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/activists-dismantle-illegal-bird-trapping-site

Environmental activists in Cyprus came across an illegal bird trapping site on Wednesday, managing to save 200 birds while poachers had already killed some before running away...

14. Female poacher armed to the teeth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/female-poacher-armed-to-the-teeth

Two environmental activists, who were monitoring illegal bird trapping activities in Larnaca, were assaulted last week by a female poacher who also bit them before wildlife officers could arrive...

15. Illegal bird trapping season begins with an arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-bird-trapping-season-begins-with-an-arrest

Officials and activists team up once again to combat illegal bird trapping in Cyprus, with a recent arrest of a male suspect sending a message against complacency...

16. Russian tiger plane steals the show in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russian-tiger-plane-steals-the-show-in-larnaca

A plane with the majestic face of a Siberian tiger landed at Larnaca International Airport on Sunday, known around the world for raising awareness for the protection of the Amur Tiger...

17. Police get a push in their crackdown on organised crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-get-a-push-in-their-crackdown-on-organised-crime

Police are making headway in the war on drugs and organised crime, following the arrest of shooting suspect in custody Elias Mouzos while also receiving harsh criticism from the mayor of Paphos who says police let gangsters run his town...

18. Illegal bird trapping begins to fall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-bird-trapping-begins-to-fall

Despite a huge drop in illegal bird trapping, hailed as a big success following an unprecedented crackdown by authorities, experts warn that more work is needed to prevent poachers from upping their game once again....

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