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1. Poland: Underage rape victims denied abortion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poland-underage-rape-victims-denied-abortion

Two Polish hospitals refused to terminate the pregnancy of an underage rape victim. The case has sparked controversy over the country's restrictive legislation, with women's rights activists insisting it must be eased....

2. 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...

3. Cyprus police probe abortion incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-probe-abortion-incident

Police are investigating a suspected felony after a woman in Paphos, who aborted a pregnancy, declined a request by doctors to remain in the hospital...

4. Former Pope Benedict XVI dies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-pope-benedict-xvi-dies

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the shy German theologian who tried to reawaken Christianity in a secularized Europe but will forever be remembered as the first pontiff in 600 years to resign from the job, died Saturday...

5. Scotland: Children as young as 15 can begin process of changing their gender

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scotland-children-as-young-as-15-can-begin-process-of-changing-their-gender

Teenagers as young as 15 will be able to begin the process of legally changing their sex after MSPs blocked a last-ditch bid to exclude children from Nicola Sturgeon’s transgender reforms....

6. Man faces sentence in 'unwanted sex' with minor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-faces-sentence-in-unwanted-sex-with-minor

A criminal court in Larnaca has found a man guilty of having unwanted sex with a teenage girl, after prosecutors proved the offender had used Instagram for child grooming and rape...

7. Report highlights police inaction in cases of violence against women in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-highlights-police-inaction-in-cases-of-violence-against-women-in-cyprus

The Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO)’s first review of existing policy approaches and legislation on violence against women in Cyprus has revealed many areas in which redoubled action is needed to comply with the standards of the Istanbul Convention. ...

8. Iran: Rape used as a means to quell protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-rape-used-as-a-means-to-quell-protests

Rape is being used systematically by Iranian security forces to deal with the now three-month-old protests against Tehran's regime, with women leading the charge, according to a detailed CNN report that includes facts and testimony....

9. Supreme Court in Cyprus overturns rape convictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-in-cyprus-overturns-rape-convictions

Two young males who were convicted on rape charges after having sex with a drunk high school student in a hotel room were acquitted last week when the Supreme Court found the girl’s testimony was weak and the defendants did not receive a fair trial...

10. Asylum seeker says she was gangraped at Pournara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seeker-says-she-was-gangraped-at-pournara

An asylum seeker says she was raped by five men at Pournara migrant camp, with police confirming a complaint has been filed but no suspects have yet been identified...

11. Young man gets 16 years in Ayia Napa rapes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-gets-16-years-in-ayia-napa-rapes

A young man will spend the next 16 years in prison after a criminal court found him guilty of raping three women in Ayia Napa just before summer 2022...

12. Young helper jailed after rape complaint from pensioner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-helper-jailed-for-raping-elderly-man

A young man in Cyprus has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after a Larnaca court found him guilty of raping an elderly male patient with a mobility impairment...

13. Accused bishop picks apart sexual assault charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/accused-bishop-picks-apart-sexual-assault-charges-during-trial

Former Kition bishop Chrysostomos fired back at his female accuser on Monday, when he presented new evidence during a sexual assault trial and further criticized both police and prosecutors for ignoring his side of the story...

14. Greece: Mother of 12 year old accused of abetting pedophiles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-mother-of-12-year-old-accused-of-abetting-pedophiles

The man accused of raping a 12-year-old girl, then pimping her out to prospective “clients” online, and one of the 213 men who responded to the pimp’s advertisement were jailed Wednesday....

15. Proposed marriage act aims to fix divorce in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/proposed-marriage-act-aims-to-fix-divorce-in-cyprus

The government in the Republic of Cyprus is reviving attempts to reform marriage law, with legislation proposals aiming to modernize divorce proceedings, eliminate outdated laws, and prevent child marriages that could violate statutory rape laws...

16. Greece: Bishop says women who get raped 'want it'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-bishop-says-women-who-get-raped-want-it

An Orthodox bishop has been universally condemned for saying that women who are raped “want it.”...

17. Foreign tourist goes after Ayia Napa police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-tourist-goes-after-ayia-napa-police

A Chinese man living in London is seeking public support as he takes on the police in Ayia Napa, saying he was physically and verbally abused in a racially-motivated encounter during the pandemic and further alleging he was denied access to a lawyer...

18. A 62-year-old woman relives the horrors of war during the 1974 Turkish invasion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-a-62-year-old-woman-relives-the-horrors-of-war-during-the-1974-turkish-invasion

Forty-eight years are not enough for a young girl to forget the systematic rape at the hands of Turkish soldiers, during the 1974 Turkish invasion. ...

19. Abortion debate spills over into Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abortion-debate-spills-over-into-cyprus

Officials in the Republic of Cyprus say sexual and reproductive rights of women on the island are being trampled in the absence of clear protocols, with access to abortion and long-term contraception being put on the line in the southern part...

20. Ayia Napa serial rape arraignment pushed back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-serial-rape-arraignment-pushed-back

Prosecutors in a serial rape case in Ayia Napa will have to wait until next month, after arraignment this week in a closed hearing was postponed when the defendant asked the court to appoint a public defender...

21. Abortion banned in multiple US states a mere hours after Roe v Wade overturned

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abortion-banned-in-multiple-us-states-a-mere-hours-after-roe-v-wade-overturned

Abortion was already illegal in multiple US states on Saturday, with bans introduced within hours of Roe v Wade being overturned, as cities erupted in protest at the landmark ruling. Abortion banned in multiple US states just hours after Roe v Wade overturned ...

22. Fetal medicine specialist Dr. Kypros Nicolaides calls US ban on abortions 'incredible'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fetal-medicine-specialist-dr-kypros-nicolaides-calls-us-ban-on-abortions-incredible

The US decision to ban abortions is incredible, said the world-renowned Cypriot scientist, Dr. Kypros Nicolaides, adding that efforts to overturn the decision may take an entire generation....

23. Russia accuses West of spreading lies about cause of world's food crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-accuses-west-of-spreading-lies-about-causes-of-world-s-food-crisis

Russia on Wednesday said the West was spreading lies about the causes of the global food crisis which Moscow said was being stoked by the sanctions imposed on Russia by the United States and European Union due to the invasion of Ukraine....

24. Suspected sex offender facing trafficking charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspected-sex-offender-facing-trafficking-charges

Police are keeping a tight lid on an arrest in connection with a sex exploitation case after a man was arrested on Sunday on indecent assault and rape charges...

25. British rape accuser drags Cyprus to court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-rape-accuser-drags-cyprus-to-court

A British young woman who was cleared of lying about a gang rape in Ayia Napa is taking the Republic of Cyprus to the European Court of Human Rights after police said they would not investigate allegations against Israeli teens...

26. Europol sex trafficking probe lands Cypriot farmer in prison

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europol-sex-trafficking-probe-lands-cypriot-farmer-in-prison

An elderly farmer in Cyprus was sentenced to ten years behind bars in a sexual exploitation case, after a joint law enforcement operation with Europol led to the discovery of at least two victims in the island’s agricultural sector...

27. Man sentenced for beach rape in Ayia Napa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-sentenced-for-beach-rape-in-ayia-napa

A man in Cyprus has been sentenced to prison on rape charges after a young woman last year told police she was molested in the water in broad daylight near a beach bar in Ayia Napa...

28. Researcher's avatar sexually assaulted on the metaverse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/researcher-s-avatar-sexually-assaulted-on-the-metaverse

A researcher entered the metaverse, wanting to study users' behavior on Meta's social-networking platform Horizon World. But within an hour of her donning her Oculus virtual reality (VR) headset, she says she was raped in the virtual space....

29. Woman says bishop sexually assaulted her as a teen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-says-bishop-sexually-assaulted-her-as-a-teen

Former Kition bishop Chrysostomos is facing more sexual assault charges after his acquittal in a rape case last year, with a new female accuser saying he assaulted her when she was seeking orphan aid from the church at the age of 16...

30. Man suspected of being serial rapist in Ayia Napa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-suspected-of-being-serial-rapist-in-ayia-napa

A young man in Ayia Napa has been arrested on rape charges, with police saying they apprehended the suspect after getting help from a local person and linking him to three separate complaints...

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