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1. ICC seeks arrest warrants for Hamas leader and Israeli PM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/icc-seeks-arrest-warrants-for-hamas-leader-and-israeli-pm

The International Criminal Court (ICC) is seeking arrest warrants for Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

2. Workplace harassment hits 1 in 3, EU report finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/workplace-harassment-hits-1-in-3-eu-report-finds

A third of sexual harassment occurs in the workplace, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides said at an event organised by Cyprus Workers......

3. Pope defrocks Belgian bishop over sexual abuse allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-defrocks-belgian-bishop-over-sexual-abuse-allegations

Pope Francis took action against Roger Vangheluwe, the former Belgian bishop of Brugge, who admitted to sexually abusing his nephew but faced no Vatican punishment until now....

4. Theologian's complaint unveils monk misconduct

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/theologian-s-complaint-unveils-monk-misconduct

Theologian Theodoros Kyriakou has made a formal complaint to the police regarding allegations of sexual harassment by a monk towards an individual who had previously been associated with the Avvakoum Monastery....

5. Cyprus rocked by abbey scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rocked-by-abbey-sandal

Cyprus is grappling with the fallout from a series of unsettling revelations involving the Abbey of Avvakum, a scandal that has implicated the state, the Church of Cyprus, and the nation’s political sphere, raising serious questions about oversight, responsibility, and the need for swift action....

6. Nicosia water board official accused of sexual harassment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-water-board-official-accused-of-sexual-harassment

A senior official at the Nicosia Water Board is under scrutiny following allegations of sexual harassment in multiple incidents....

7. Doctors' abortion refusal raises concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctors-abortion-refusal-raises-concerns

A significant controversy emerged during today's session of the Human Rights Committee of the Parliament, shedding light on the refusal of six out of eight anesthesiologists at Makarios Hospital to participate in an abortion procedure, citing religious reasons. ...

8. Man sentenced to 12 years in prison for child sexual abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-sentenced-to-12-years-in-prison-for-child-sexual-abuse

A 26-year-old man was sentenced to 12 years in prison yesterday (12/02) after the Larnaca Criminal Court found him guilty of child sexual abuse. ...

9. Politico: Newly unsealed Epstein documents offer few insights into high-profile associates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/politico-newly-unsealed-epstein-documents-offer-few-insights-into-high-profile-associates

Newly unsealed court papers related to Jeffrey Epstein include the names of a handful of famous men whose associations with the late sex offender were previously known, but the documents provide few new disclosures about the nature of their relationships....

10. Pope Francis approves blessings for same-sex couples

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-approves-blessings-for-same-sex-couples

Pope Francis has officially sanctioned the blessing of same-sex couples, marking a significant departure in policy aimed at fostering inclusivity within the Catholic Church. This move, however, maintains the church's steadfast opposition to gay marriage....

11. Authorities investigate alleged rape of 80-year-old woman in Ayia Napa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/authorities-investigate-alleged-rape-of-80-year-old-woman-in-ayia-napa

Authorities are actively investigating a troubling case involving the alleged sexual assault of an 80-year-old woman who reported the incident last week. According to the victim,...

12. Police investigate 494 cases of domestic violence in just 2 months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-investigate-494-cases-of-domestic-violence-in-just-2-months

In just two months—September and October 2023—Cyprus Police investigated a staggering 494 cases of domestic violence, leading to the issuance of 93 arrest warrants. Nicosia reported 131 cases, Limassol 135, Larnaca 117, Paphos 37, Famagusta 68, and Morphou 6, highlighting a pervasive issue across the island....

13. Man detained in Larnaca for child exploitation material

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-detained-in-larnaca-for-child-exploitation-material

In a recent operation, Larnaca police apprehended a 36-year-old man under suspicion of possessing child sexual abuse material. The arrest followed a tip received by the Cybercrime Sub-Division, alerting them to the online activities of a user in Cyprus. ...

14. Police force faces renewed criticism after recent tragedies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-force-faces-renewed-criticism-after-recent-tragedies

The debate on the problems in the police force, which was a hot topic in the public sphere last week due to the two fatal attacks that occurred in a short span of time, was reignited on Wednesday, when all the relevant officials, led by the Minister of Justice and Public Order, Anna Koukkidi-Prokopiou and the Chief of Police, Stelios Papatheodorou, met in the Parliament's Institutions Committee....

15. Sex doll sparks 31-hour ''crime scene'' drama

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sex-doll-sparks-31-hour-crime-scene-drama

Police were ‘greatly relieved’ when a report of a dead body dumped in some woods turned out to be someone’s ‘dirty and overused’ sex doll....

16. Cyprus launches special unit for human trafficking victims in anti-trafficking effort

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-launches-special-unit-for-human-trafficking-victims-in-anti-trafficking-effort

The Deputy Ministry of Social Welfare in Cyprus has introduced a new unit dedicated to managing human trafficking victims. This unit operates from a shelter in Nicosia designed to aid victims of sexual exploitation but extends its services across the entire island....

17. Holocaust memorials under attack amidst German far-right rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holocaust-memorials-under-attack-amidst-german-far-right-rise

Surveys show that hardcore political beliefs are spreading beyond traditionally right-wing demographic groups....

18. Meta encryption shields child abusers in shadows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meta-encryption-shields-child-abusers-in-shadows

Mark Zuckerberg’s plan to roll out encrypted messaging on his platforms will let child abusers “hide in the dark”, according to a government campaign urging the tech billionaire to halt the move....

19. Father found guilty of child abuse, sentencing expected

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-father-found-guilty-of-child-abuse-sentencing-expected

In a harrowing case that has shocked the community, the Limassol Assize Court has delivered a guilty verdict against a 52-year-old father who was charged with sexually abusing his own daughter for a period spanning five to ten years....

20. 14-year-old accuses foster father of abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/14-year-old-accuses-foster-father-of-abuse

In a heart-wrenching tale of trust turned to torment, a 14-year-old girl placed in foster care has accused her foster father of abuse....

21. British Woman alleges gang rape by Israeli men in Ayia Napa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-woman-alleges-gang-rape-by-israeli-men-in-ayia-napa

A leaked report obtained by the Daily Mail reveals that a British woman has alleged being gang-raped by five Israeli men during her holiday in Cyprus. The 20-year-old victim, whose identity remains confidential due to legal considerations, reported the incident in the party resort of Ayia Napa....

22. Gang rape horrors shake Italy: 7 men accused, victim's assault filmed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gang-rape-horrors-shake-italy-7-men-accused-victim-s-assault-filmed

The treatment is already allowed on a voluntary basis in several EU countries, but only in Poland is it currently compulsory for rapists and child sex abusers....

23. The devastating impact of revenge pornography

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-devastating-impact-of-revenge-pornography

Twelve women in Cyprus recently fell victim to revenge pornography, where a 40-year-old man from Larnaca posted explicit videos and photos of them on erotic websites. ...

24. Man arrested in shocking pornography scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-arrested-in-shocking-pornography-scandal

A 40-year-old man has been arrested in Larnaca in connection with the publication of explicit videos and photos on pornographic websites, according to Christos Andreou, a police spokesman. The case is being described as very serious, with the suspect facing charges related to the dissemination of pornographic or sexual content....

25. PM Mitsotakis to advance Greek-Turkish relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pm-mitsotakis-to-advance-greek-turkish-relations

Determined to pursue a "progressive" policy in the field of international relations as well as on the domestic front through broader consensus, Kyriakos Mitsotakis approaches the beginning of his new term as Prime Minister, even without the opposition's willingness to cooperate due to partisan calculations....

26. Italy: Groping not a crime if done in less than 10 seconds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-groping-not-a-crime-if-done-in-less-than-10-seconds

A judge in Italy has ruled that groping is not a crime if it lasts less than 10 seconds....

27. USA: Well-known soccer coach accused of raping boys

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/famous-soccer-coach-accused-of-raping-boys

Videos of the rapes of 10 unconscious boys were found on the cellphone of a Tennessee soccer coach after he left it behind at a restaurant, police said Sunday....

28. Young man sentenced in sexual abuse of tween

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-sentenced-in-sexual-abuse-of-tween

A young man got a suspended sentence after a Limassol criminal court found him guilty of sexually abusing a young teenage girl, whom he had recorded on video during a lewd act...

29. Junior high teacher accused of sexting students

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/junior-high-teacher-accused-of-sexting-students

A young adjunct teacher in Cyprus has been arrested on child porn charges, after a parent of a junior high school student in a public school filed a complaint with police...

30. Japan raises age of consent to 16 in Landmark reforms to sex crime legislation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/japan-raises-age-of-consent-to-16-in-landmark-reforms-to-sex-crime-legislation

Japan has raised the age of consent from 13, among the world’s lowest, to 16 years old as lawmakers passed key reforms to sex crime legislation. ...

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