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19 June, 2024
 

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31. US report on Cyprus notes rise of antisemitism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-report-on-cyprus-notes-rise-of-antisemitism

A US report on Cyprus highlights significant human rights issues including reports of abuse and harsh conditions in detention centers for asylum seekers...

32. 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....

33. Criticism grows as Europe pushes to restrict cars in cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/criticism-grows-as-europe-pushes-to-restrict-cars-in-cities

In an effort to ease traffic congestion and curb greenhouse gas emissions causing climate change, municipalities from Barcelona to Brussels have embarked on what has been called a “transportation revolution.”...

34. Cypriot House Speaker calls out kompromat post

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-house-speaker-calls-out-kompromat-post

Cyprus Police announced extra security measures on Monday for the House Speaker and members of her family, following the emergence of allegations on social media regarding a drug arrest cover-up and fake news counter claims from the top legislator...

35. 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...

36. 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...

37. 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...

38. 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...

39. More than €1.5 million in cash seized from Kaili - Panzeri

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-€1-5-million-in-cash-seized-from-kaili-panzeri

More than €1.5 million in cash was seized from the homes of Eva Kaili and former MEP Pierre Antonio Panzeri in Brussels, according to Belgian police....

40. Anastasiades: 'No one can portray me as a corrupt person'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-no-one-can-portray-me-as-a-corrupt-person

It is not possible for anyone to make allegations that the President is involved in corrupt or even criminal acts without the matter being investigated by the appropriate authorities, said the President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades today....

41. Prisons are the 'headquarters' of organized crime

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prisons-are-the-headquarters-of-organized-crime

The measures taken by the Central Prison Management are neither sufficient nor effective and results in an uncontrolled and extremely dangerous situation that poses risks to the safety and lives of people inside and outside the Prison, ...

42. 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...

43. 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...

44. Merchants of Death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-merchants-of-death

People trafficker. A profitable “profession.” A high-risk profession, of course, because the business may sink. In this case, literally. Then 18, 50, 100 lives could be lost, including small children....

45. 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...

46. Greek phone spying scandal refuels Cypriot rumors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-phone-spying-scandal-refuels-cypriot-rumors

Fast developments in Greece over that country’s wiretapping scandal prompted political opposition in Cyprus to call for an end to a code of silence on the island over growing suspicions of unlawful surveillance...

47. Warden alleges illegal activity to undermine her

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prison-warden-alleges-illegal-activity-to-undermine-her

Nicosia Central Prisons Warden Anna Aristotelous is launching a complaint against a high-ranking police official, accusing him of enlisting a convicted informant to seek videos that could be politically harmful to the country’s top corrections officer...

48. Cyprus doubles down on immigration policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-doubles-down-on-immigration-policy

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has renewed its response to migration flows to the island, tasking authorities and lawmakers with tightening measures in a number of areas...

49. Extradition case in Cyprus gets political

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extradition-case-in-cyprus-gets-political

Cyprus is in the middle of a politically-charged extradition battle where a mother and son wanted by Chinese authorities are getting support from an American organization backed by Donald Trump’s former advisor...

50. 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...

51. Alexoui attorneys et al to mount counterattack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alexoui-attorneys-et-al-to-mount-counterattack

Defense attorneys in the Glykas case are pointing fingers at law enforcement and state prosecution after the full exoneration of their clients, with reports saying a filing with the European Court of Human Rights was not out of the question in order to shed light on poor investigations by Cypriot police that resulted in a very long pre-trial detentions...

52. Regeneron: Antibody cocktail protects for up to eight months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/regeneron-antibody-cocktail-protects-for-up-to-eight-months

Regeneron reported that a dose of the antibody cocktail it makes reduced the risk of COVID-19 infection by 81.6% for two to eight months after administration of the drug in a final trial....

53. Electronic ankle bracelets in lieu of incarceration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electronic-ankle-bracelets-in-lieu-of-incarceration

Stefi Drakou, Minister of Justice and Public Order, announced today that she is in favor of introducing legislation that allows the use of ankle bracelets to monitor prisoners in lieu of incarceration...

54. House committee condemns sidelining of prison warden

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-committee-condemns-sidelining-of-prison-warden

There was an odd twist during a House committee hearing on Tuesday, after it emerged that the prison warden had been told to sit out a crucial part regarding ankle bracelet legislation, with members crying foul over the arrangement...

55. Suspect cleared of murder cries foul over scare tactics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-cleared-of-murder-cries-foul-over-scare-tactics

All charges in the disappearance of an ex-con presumed dead by local authorities have been dropped against two suspects, with one of them accusing prosecutors of pushing him to claim a recent arson in exchange of walking free in the murder and kidnapping case...

56. Man who threatened president pleads guilty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-who-threatened-president-pleads-guilty

A man accused of issuing a threat against the Cypriot president has entered a change of plea, following his arrest in Limassol last year after he was identified by foreign intelligence as a terrorist sympathizer...

57. Man pleads not guilty in bloodbath murders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bloodbath-double-murder-suspects-pleads-not-guilty

A man accused of killing his wife and son in rural Nicosia in early February has pleaded not guilty to premeditated charges, while it remains unclear whether he will have a fitness hearing before the trial...

58. Two Menoyia escapees apprehended

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-menoyia-escapees-apprehended

Two escapees facing deportation at Menoyia Immigration Detention Center were apprehended by police on Monday over a dozen miles away, following a large-scale operation including air support...

59. Damning State Dep. report highlights Cyprus human rights issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/damning-state-dep-report-highlights-cyprus-human-rights-issues

A US State Department country report on human rights practices in 2020 proved damning for Cyprus which was found to have had significant human rights issues last year....

60. Over half of Cyprus population to get jab by June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-half-of-cyprus-population-to-get-jab-by-june

By June, over 60% of Cyprus’ adult population wishing to the coronavirus jab will be vaccinated, the deputy head of the state health services Dr Olga Kalakouta said....

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