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1. 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reviving attempts to reform marriage law, with legislation proposals aiming to modernize divorce proceedings, eliminate outdated laws, and prevent child marriages that could violate statutory rape laws...

2. 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.”...

3. 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...

4. 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. ...

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. 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 ...

8. 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....

9. 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....

10. 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...

11. 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...

12. 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...

13. 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...

14. 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....

15. 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...

16. 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...

17. Op-ed: The handmaidens of the right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-handmaidens-of-the-right

It was the decade of the 70s when my friend Katerina and I were students at Pierce College in Athens. With our group of friends we spent happy, carefree days exploring the old city, its galleries and parks, its nightspots and museums....

18. Cyprus to investigate billionaire’s missing millions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-investigate-billionaire-s-missing-millions

A lawyer for a Jewish billionaire says he is confident Cypriot authorities will investigate a complaint into whether a former Israeli army officer embezzled his client’s money on the island...

19. Moscow won't open Ukrainian ports for grain export unless sanctions are reviewed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-won-t-open-ukrainian-ports-for-grain-export-unless-sanctions-are-reviewed

Moscow said on Thursday that sanctions on Russia would have to be reviewed if it were to heed a U.N. appeal to open access to Ukraine's Black Sea ports so that grain could be exported, according to an Interfax news agency report....

20. Leaked SC abortion ban could also apply to rape and incest victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaked-sc-abortion-ban-could-also-apply-to-rape-and-incest-victims

Twenty-two states have abortion bans that would become law almost immediately if a leaked Supreme Court decision on abortion rights goes into effect....

21. Putin warns West of lightning retaliation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-warns-west-of-lightning-retaliation

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned of lightning-fast retaliation if countries interfere in Ukraine as European leaders accused Russia of 'blackmail' over its cuts to gas supplies...

22. Global food prices rise to highest ever levels in March

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-food-prices-rise-to-highest-ever-levels-in-march

Global food prices rose to their highest ever levels in March as a result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the UN has reported....

23. Cyprus overhauls rape investigations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-overhauls-rape-investigations

Cyprus police say from now on rape accusers will receive emotional support and be interviewed by officers of the same gender, as new guidelines begin to take hold following the vindication of a British woman who did not get fair treatment on the island...

24. Supreme Court quadruples sexual molestation sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-quadruples-sexual-molestation-sentence

A man in Cyprus convicted of sexually molesting a young girl with a mental illness had his sentence quadrupled by the Supreme Court, which said the act without removing her clothes and other mitigating circumstances did not justify lenience shown by a lower court...

25. Cypriot officers being trained on how to handle rape and sexual assault cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-officers-being-trained-on-how-to-handle-rape-and-sexual-assault-cases

Cypriot officials are visiting Glasgow this week to undertake training on the best methods to handle rape and serious sexual assault cases....

26. House uncovers promotion in Ayia Napa rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-uncovers-promotion-in-ayia-napa-rape-case

A Cypriot member of parliament is seeking answers from police in the Ayia Napa rape case, following revelations that the lead investigator got a promotion after losing a case due to stolen evidence instead of being investigated...

27. Calls for lesser charge in Cyprus' mercy killing case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/calls-for-lesser-charge-in-cyprus-mercy-killing-case

A British man accused of murdering his cancer-stricken wife in Cyprus has denied premeditated charges, with his lawyers calling on the country’s chief law enforcer to reduce the charge to assisted suicide amid ongoing euthanasia debate on the island...

28. Op-ed: The case of the British woman raped in Ayia Napa showed a deeply sexist society

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-case-of-the-british-woman-raped-in-ayia-napa-showed-a-deeply-sexist-society

On the occasion of the acquittal of the young Brit on charges of public mischief announced by the Supreme Court of Cyprus last Monday 31/1, we spoke with Dr. Christina Kailis from the Mediterranean Institute for Gender Studies about the decision, the legal components and the steps that still need to be taken to properly deal with complaints such as rape. ...

29. Retired pope asks pardon for abuse, but admits no wrongdoing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/retired-pope-asks-pardon-for-abuse-but-admits-no-wrongdoing

Retired Pope Benedict XVI asked forgiveness Tuesday for any “grievous faults” in his handling of clergy sex abuse cases, but denied any personal or specific wrongdoing after an independent report criticized his actions in four cases while he was archbishop of Munich, Germany....

30. Judge gets schooled in Ayia Napa rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-gets-schooled-in-ayia-napa-rape-case

A lawyer for a British woman, whose conviction in Cyprus for lying to police about being raped was overturned by the highest court in the land, says the family is waiting to see how authorities will respond, after a Supreme Court decision pointed fingers at law enforcement and the district judge for failing to exercise due diligence...

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