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17 January, 2022
 

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1. Supreme Court overrules judge in paid sex case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-overrules-judge-in-paid-sex-case

Two men in Cyprus accused of pimping and rape under a new trafficking law have been ordered to remain in pretrial detention after the attorney general appealed the release of all three defendants in the country’s first ever case, where paying for sex could land someone in prison...

2. Three face trial in sexual exploitation of young female

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-face-trial-in-sexual-exploitation-of-young-female

Police say a young woman is accusing three men of sexual exploitation, with reports saying she has been transported to a safe house before a Nicosia judge ordered the suspects free on bail...

3. Foreign women nabbed in pub raid in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-women-nabbed-in-pub-raid-in-nicosia

Law enforcement agents raided a business establishment in Nicosia where 18 foreign women were detained, with police investigating whether they could be possible victims of human trafficking...

4. Suspected pimp detained in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspected-pimp-detained-in-cyprus

A suspected prostitution recruiter from Ukraine is awaiting trial in the Republic of Cyprus following his arrest on Monday at Larnaca International Airport...

5. Woman arrested in Limassol prostitution bust

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-arrested-in-prostitution-bust-in-limassol

Limassol police are keeping a lid on a prostitution bust in Yermasoyia, where two apartments were raided after being suspected of operating as illegal brothels...

6. ‘Sugar daddy’ loses appeal in child rape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/‘sugar-daddy-loses-appeal-in-child-rape

The Supreme Court has upheld the sentence of an elderly man who was convicted of having paid sex with a teenage girl, with the bench declaring that punishment for sexual crimes against children ought to be severe as well as act as a deterrent...

7. Nicosia cops detain six women in brothel raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-arrest-six-women-in-brothel-raid

Six sex workers were detained Friday during a police raid in Nicosia, with officers arresting one of them on prostitution-related charges...

8. Four women detained in brothel raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-women-detained-in-brothel-raid

A man in Limassol has been arrested on pimping charges following a raid at a suspected brothel in Germasoyia, while four women were also detained for questioning...

9. Roxy’s 'Charo' takes Cyprus to ECHR

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roxy-s-charo-takes-cyprus-to-echr

A Dominican woman, who was recognized as a sex trafficking victim after her ordeal in the capital’s Roxy strip club over a decade ago, is taking the Republic of Cyprus to the European Court of Human Rights, after the country’s Supreme Court sided with a lower court judge who threw out her lawsuit seeking damages...

10. Nigerian students say north is safe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nigerian-students-say-north-is-safe

Following danger warnings and criticism against Turkish Cypriot colleges, Nigerian student representatives in the north have refuted reports of mysterious and unsolved killings of fellow countrymen on the island...

11. Women in brothel raid under arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/women-in-brothel-raid-under-arrest

Seven women in Nicosia previously described by police as possible victims of trafficking have been arrested, with a judge ordering them in remanded custody for multiple offences related to prostitution...

12. Jailed hostel manager says he is not a pimp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hostel-manager-says-he-is-not-a-pimp

A male suspect facing pimping charges in a recent brothel investigation in downtown Nicosia says he was only renting single rooms to women and charging a lodging fee...

13. Police raid 'brothel' in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-raid-brothel-in-nicosia

Nicosia police arrested a local man and took seven women into protective custody following a raid at an old hotel described as a front for prostitution...

14. Bill criminalises prostitution in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-criminalises-prostitution-in-cyprus

A proposed legislation making paid sex a crime in the Republic of Cyprus is drawing criticism, after the country’s left wing declared the female body is not for sale and cannot be bought...

15. Three women arrested in brothel raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-women-arrested-in-brothel-raid

Three women have been arrested after being accused of running a brothel in Limassol, just days after the police chief said he was waging war on prostitution...

16. Cops build case following vice raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-build-case-following-vice-raid

A married couple has been remanded in custody in connection with their involvement in an illicit massage parlour business where foreign women worked part-time offering erotic services to male clients including handjobs...

17. Two women busted in prostitution sting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-women-busted-in-larnaca-prostitution-sting

Two foreign women arrested in an undercover prostitution sting in Larnaca are facing charges of illegal gains while also being charged with violating immigration rules...

18. New law criminalizes sex buyer behaviour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-law-criminalizes-sex-buyers

The House has passed a law criminalizing customers who pay for sex with trafficked women, while it rejected an amendment that would provide a legal recourse for defendants who use a plea of ignorance as their defence...

19. House debates 'sex buyer' legislation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-debates-buying-sex-legislation

Two proposals in parliament on the purchase of sexual services have taken politicians and the public by storm, with human trafficking and sexual abuse of minors in the backdrop...

20. Three women busted on prostitution charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-women-busted-on-prostitution-charges

Three women have been arrested on prostitution-related charges, following a raid in a Larnaca apartment that police described as an illegal brothel...

21. Asian spa owner mounts defence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asian-spa-owner-mounts-defence

The Chinese owner of a massage parlour in Limassol has pleaded not guilty to trafficking and exploitation charges, while his lawyer says there are professional disputes behind the accusations against his client...

22. Asian spa owner in Limassol goes to trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asian-spa-owner-in-limassol-goes-to-trial

The Chinese owner of a massage parlour in Limassol has been ordered straight to trial, facing multiple charges including human trafficking and exploitation...

23. Plot thickens in massage parlor case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plot-thickens-in-massage-parlor-case

A Chinese man, who denies trafficking charges in Limassol following a police bust at his massage parlor, had used his money and residency status as an investor to set up his business...

24. Police raid massage parlor in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-raid-massage-parlor-in-limassol

Police arrested on Monday a male suspect in connection with an illegal prostitution ring in Limassol, while six women were being treated as possible sex trafficking victims and three men were described as customers...

25. BBC explores plight of foreign students in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bbc-explores-plight-of-foreign-students-in-cyprus

A recent BBC story about foreign students in the north highlights many challenges that international students face in Cyprus, including unethical recruitment, exploitation and economic hardship...

26. Larnaca cops raid suspected brothel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-cops-raid-suspected-brothel

A woman was arrested in Larnaca over the weekend on prostitution-related charges, while another female suspect is still wanted by authorities...

27. More arrests in Limassol prostitution sting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-arrests-in-limassol-prostitution-sting

Two more women in Limassol have been arrested on prostitution-related charges, in connection with an undercover operation that led to an unprecedented police raid last week...

28. Another prostitution ring busted in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-prostitution-ring-busted-in-limassol

Police arrested multiple suspects during a Limassol prostitution sting on Wednesday, while four other women were believed to be victims of sex trafficking...

29. Cops say Limassol hookers were high-end pros

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-say-limassol-hookers-were-high-end-pros

Two women who were arrested in a suspected sex trafficking bust in Limassol have turned out to be high-end prostitutes, with cops filing charges against them including running an illegal brothel...

30. Two women arrested in Limassol prostitution bust

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-women-arrested-in-limassol-prostitution-bust

Two Russian women in Limassol were detained on Friday during a police raid in connection with illegal prostitution and suspected human trafficking...

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