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1. Rape remark lands former commissioner in hot seat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rape-remark-lands-former-commissioner-in-hot-seat

A Cypriot former European commissioner was in the hot seat over the weekend after a comment she made about a rape story in Greece drew criticism from fellow Cypriots and Greeks, who took to social media to condemn her remarks and opine about young women and unwanted sex...

2. ‘A Dark Room,’ an incisive study of 1967-74

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/‘a-dark-room-an-incisive-study-of-1967-74

Papachelas makes public, for the first time, all 38 recorded minutes of the critical war council meeting held during the tense hours of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus on July 20, 1974. ...

3. 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...

4. Ghislaine Maxwell convicted in Epstein sex abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ghislaine-maxwell-convicted-in-epstein-sex-abuse-case

The British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was convicted Wednesday of luring teenage girls to be sexually abused by the American millionaire Jeffrey Epstein....

5. Stepdad jailed after bizarre sexual molestation trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stepdad-jailed-after-bizarre-sexual-molestation-trial

A bizarre case of sexual molestation against two teenage girls ended with a sentence of their stepdad in Famagusta district, after their biological father testified for the defense...

6. Shepherd gets ten years for raping college student

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shepherd-gets-ten-years-for-raping-college-student

A man has been sentenced to ten years in prison for rape, after a college student said she was out in the fields with her mother south of Nicosia when she was sexually assaulted under knife threat...

7. Kids murdered in 1974 buried in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kids-murdered-in-1974-buried-in-the-north

The remains of eleven children murdered in Cyprus during the summer 1974 events were laid to rest on Monday after they were identified through DNA tests carried out by a bicommunal missing persons committee on the island...

8. 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...

9. Female accuser kept in the dark as rape case dropped

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-kept-in-the-dark-as-rape-case-dropped

A woman who has accused a Larnaca politician of rape ten years ago says she was left in the dark over a recent decision not to prosecute the case, asking publicly the state attorney general to explain why his office dropped the case...

10. Charalambidou: Need for coordination of support services for victims of sexual violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charalambidou-need-for-coordination-of-support-services-for-victims-of-sexual-violence

The Chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights and Equal Opportunities for Men and Women, Ms. Irini Charalambidou, stated that a holistic approach is needed and that cross-sectoral cooperation and the coordination of all support services for victims of sexual harassment is needed....

11. Former bishop acquitted of rape charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-bishop-acquitted-of-rape-charges

Former Kition bishop Chrysostomos has been acquitted of rape charges after a criminal court found his female accuser made contradictory statements and outlandish allegations during the closed trial...

12. R&B star R. Kelley convicted of sex trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/r-b-star-r-kelley-convicted-of-sex-trafficking

Well known R&B superstar R. Kelly was convicted on Monday of of sex trafficking and sexual harassment against young women and minors....

13. Appeal in Ayia Napa rape case

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

An appeal in the Cyprus Supreme Court to overturn the sentence against a young British woman is underway. ...

14. British woman to appeal conviction in gang rape case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-woman-to-appeal-conviction-in-rape-trial

Lawyers are launching an appeal on behalf of a British woman who was convicted of lying about being gang raped back in July 2019....

15. Bishop’s defense rests case in rape trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bishop-s-defense-rests-case-in-rape-trial

Former Kition Bishop Chrysostomos pleaded not guilty to rape charges on Monday, with his signed unsworn testimony read in the courtroom during a closed session after he was previously found fit to stand trial...

16. Woman gang raped and robbed in hotel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-gang-raped-and-robbed-in-hotel

A local woman says she was raped and robbed by at least two men in a hotel room in Nicosia, with police arresting three suspects including an acquaintance of the accuser whose name and photo was published earlier this week...

17. Bishop’s mental fitness raised before rape trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bishop-s-mental-fitness-raised-before-rape-trial

The lawyer for former Kition Bishop Chrysostomos, who has yet to be arraigned on rape charges, says his client is not mentally competent to stand trial, as more women speak out against the metropolitan...

18. British rape accuser lost in translation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-rape-accuser-lost-in-translation

The Supreme Court in the Republic of Cyprus has blocked an appeal request by the British teen’s defense team which sought to present two post-conviction sworn statements in Ayia Napa rape case, with the Judges siding with prosecutors who pointed fingers at the rape accuser’s behavior as well as one of her lawyer’s own words...

19. Prosecutors seek murder trial without body

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prosecutors-seek-murder-trial-without-body

Prosecutors in a key witness disappearance investigation are asking a judge to modify felony conspiracy charges to murder, despite having no body to prove evidence in court...

20. 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....

21. College student says she was raped

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/college-student-says-she-was-raped

A man has been arrested in Nicosia on rape charges following a complaint by a university student, who said she was sexually assaulted under knife threat...

22. Perverted uncle denied sentence reduction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/perverted-uncle-denied-sentence-reduction

The Supreme Court has called on authorities to reevaluate a prison release programme for sex offenders, citing a case where a convicted man under a restraining order had preyed on his niece while another case was pending against him...

23. ‘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...

24. Sexual abuse complaints hit double digits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sexual-abuse-complaints-hit-double-digits

Police say over ten official complaints involving sexual abuse allegations were under investigation, as one case after the other came forward in Cyprus’ own MeToo movement...

25. High school student says she was gang-raped

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-school-student-says-she-was-gang-raped

Three male teens are in custody after a high school student in Limassol told police she was raped last year, with the boys denying the allegations and saying sexual intercourse was consensual...

26. 15 days of hell in Varosha in the summer of '74

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/15-days-of-hell-in-varosha-in-the-summer-of-74

Varosha. August 19, 1974. Appartments, Block 10, apartment 2. There lived Michalakis Hadjipavlou, 30 years old, with his wife, Xenia Hadipavlou, aged 25, and two of their three children. Their firstborn, four-year-old Thomas, and two-year-old Marios, while their three-year-old daughter Maria was at a friend’s house in Larnaca....

27. Man gets six years in Ayia Napa rape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-gets-six-years-in-ayia-napa-rape

A man has been sentenced to six years in prison for the rape of a British girl in Ayia Napa, after prosecutors said DNA evidence linked him to the crime...

28. Cyprus police face fresh accusations of mishandling rape claim

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-face-fresh-accusations-of-mishandling-rape-claim

Cyprus police are faced with fresh accusations of mishandling a rape claim filed by a young UK national last May whilst on holiday in the Famagusta district’s resort town of Protaras....

29. Bill to update definition of rape, tighten penalty to life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-to-update-definition-of-rape-tighten-penalty-to-life

A bill tightening the penalty for rape to life in prison is set to be tabled before Parliament next week....

30. Sex-Ed video draws 'mixed' reactions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sex-ed-video-draws-mixed-reactions

A video on consent received hundreds of comments and went viral in Cyprus, with many social media users saying it was funny and useful while others finding it distasteful...

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