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1. Sean ''Diddy'' Combs faces sex trafficking probe, Prince Harry named in lawsuit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sean-diddy-combs-faces-sex-trafficking-probe-prince-harry-named-in-lawsuit

Federal law enforcement raided two properties belonging to Sean “Diddy” Combs on Monday as part of an investigation into sex trafficking allegations,...

2. Meta CEO to receive $700M dividend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meta-ceo-to-receive-$700m-dividend

Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Meta, the parent company overseeing Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, anticipates an annual dividend of $700 million (£549 million), according to recent announcements....

3. 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....

4. 2024 court documents to expose Epstein's associates and victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2024-court-documents-to-expose-epstein-s-associates-and-victims

In a significant development tied to the legal aftermath of the Jeffrey Epstein case, court documents containing the names of over 170 high-profile associates and victims are slated to be unsealed at the commencement of 2024....

5. Cyprus and the porn industry: High-tech hub exposed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-the-porn-industry-high-tech-hub-exposed

For many years, the Republic of Cyprus, due to its art visa law, served as a hub for white flesh trafficking....

6. 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....

7. Court goes out with a bang in sex client case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-goes-out-with-a-bang-in-sex-client-case

The curtains were drawn on a Nicosia criminal court this week after its last act included sentencing a man for buying sexual services, the first ever explicit client conviction on the island, but questions remains over the long and protracted case where a young female prostitute was described as a trafficking victim...

8. US hails Cyprus for its efforts in combating human trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-hails-cyprus-for-its-efforts-in-combating-human-trafficking

The Government of the Republic of Cyprus has been recognized for its serious and sustained efforts in combating human trafficking, according to the annual report released by the U.S. State Department. ...

9. JPMorgan chase settles $290M lawsuit with Epstein victims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jpmorgan-chase-settles-$290m-lawsuit-with-epstein-victims

JPMorgan Chase (JPM) reached a tentative $290 million settlement with victims of Jeffrey Epstein, one of two lawsuits alleging the nation's largest bank ignored warnings about its longtime client and facilitated his alleged sex trafficking....

10. Deutsche Bank agrees to $75M settlement in Epstein abuse lawsuit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deutsche-bank-agrees-to-$75m-settlement-in-epstein-abuse-lawsuit

Deutsche Bank AG has agreed to pay $75 million to settle a lawsuit by women who say they were abused by the late financier Jeffrey Epstein and accused the German bank of facilitating his sex trafficking....

11. Cypriot commissioner wants women out of sex work

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-commissioner-wants-women-out-of-sex-work

Cyprus’ gender commissioner is on a mission to steer debate on ending prostitution, saying she wants to criminalize paid sex and offer 'a way out' for women in the unregulated industry of the world’s oldest profession...

12. Murdered sex worker from Ukraine still unnamed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/murdered-hooker-still-unnamed-as-friend-gets-jailed

More details have emerged in the brutal murder of a woman from Ukraine, with Cypriot police focusing primarily on a single male suspect while also arresting her female friend, a key witness who says she had booked an extended paid sex appointment for the victim on the night she was killed...

13. Sex rendezvous messages emerge in murder investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sex-rendezvous-messages-emerge-in-murder-investigation

Cyprus Police are investigating the murder of a sex worker in Limassol that took place over the weekend, when a woman from Ukraine was found dead in her hotel apartment where an asylum seeker from Turkey had also booked an appointment to see her on Saturday evening...

14. Cops boost sex trafficking ops days after Limassol murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-boost-sex-trafficking-ops-days-after-limassol-murder

Cyprus Police arrested a man in Limassol on Tuesday during a sex trafficking operation, but officials declined to comment whether the investigation was linked to the murder of an unnamed woman from Ukraine over the weekend...

15. Happy International Women's Day - Let's talk about men!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/happy-international-women-s-day-let-s-talk-about-men

Every time International Women’s Day approaches, we hear the usual dissenting voices. “Do we really have to celebrate Women’s Day?” followed by “Why don’t we celebrate Men’s Day also?”. The answer is quite simple: We do celebrate Men’s Day, every year on November 19....

16. Cyprus’ landmark sex trafficking case falls flat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-landmark-sex-trafficking-case-falls-flat

A high-profile trafficking case where airport police officers were accused of turning a blind eye on an illegal prostitution ring drew to a close this week, with most defendants acquitted including a cop whose guilt was not proven beyond a reasonable doubt...

17. Brothers sentenced in cottage killings in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brothers-sentenced-in-cottage-killings-in-limassol

Two Syrian brothers in Cyprus have been sentenced in the cottage killings of two Russian women, who were suspected of possibly being victims of sex trafficking, after prosecutors withdrew premeditated murder charges to avoid a mistrial...

18. Lesser charges in cottage murders after plea bargain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lesser-charges-in-cottage-murders-after-plea-bargain

The trial in the deaths of two Russian women feared to have been possible victims of sex trafficking in Cyprus ended abruptly this week, with the defense cutting a deal with prosecutors who pursued manslaughter after reports suggested the murder motive would not hold up in court...

19. EC calls for state-funded compensation for victims of trafficking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-calls-for-state-funded-compensation-for-victims-of-trafficking

The Council of Europe's Anti-Trafficking Division along with Cyprus-based NGO 'Step Up, Stop Slavery' brought together officials from various sectors of the Cypriot government and foreign diplomatic missions to discuss the ways in which financial compensation can be offered to victims of trafficking in Cyprus....

20. Cyprus upgraded to Tier 1 in US Trafficking in Persons report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-upgraded-to-tier-1-in-us-trafficking-in-persons-report

The Ministry of Justice and Public Order has welcomed the US State Department's Trafficking in Persons report for 2022 released on Tuesday noting the upgrade of Cyprus to Tier 1 status. ...

21. Cops keep tight lid on sex trafficking case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-keep-tight-lid-on-sex-trafficking-case

Police continue to keep a tight lid on a sex trafficking investigation, with prosecutors filing a case against a male suspect after two other men have been accused of seeking services from a woman described as a possible victim...

22. 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...

23. 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...

24. Cyprus praised for its commitment to children's rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-praised-for-its-commitment-to-children-s-rights

Law Commissioner Louiza Christodoulidou Zannetou and the delegation that represented the Republic of Cyprus in the 90th Summit of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, returned with positive remarks from Geneva....

25. Cyprus convicts ‘sex client’ on trafficking charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-convicts-‘sex-client-on-trafficking-charges

A male customer who was apprehended during a raid at a suspected illegal brothel in Limassol last year has been sentenced to prison on trafficking and exploitation charges, after Cypriot lawmakers introduced tough but controversial legislation that criminalizes sex buyer behavior...

26. Three women jailed in ‘illegal brothel’ case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-women-jailed-in-‘illegal-brothel-case

Three women initially suspected of being sex trafficking victims have been arrested in Nicosia on suspicion of taking part in the running of an illegal brothel, with police securing eight-day remands but declining to specify any provisional charges against them...

27. Status of sex workers unknown after Nicosia raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/status-of-brothel-workers-unknown-after-nicosia-raid

The legal status of three women detained during a prostitution raid in Nicosia remains unknown, while a former police officer and another female have been accused of running an illegal brothel in connection with the case...

28. Prostitutes detained after botched trafficking raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-prostitutes-detained-after-botched-trafficking-raid

Police are filing charges against two women accused of running an illegal brothel, after they were arrested on Thursday in Limassol during an undercover trafficking operation that yielded no evidence...

29. Pimp locked up in Limassol brothel case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pimp-locked-up-in-limassol-brothel-case

A man in Limassol has been sentenced to eight years in prison for pandering, after police detained him and four women during a prostitution sting in late 2020...

30. Op-ed: 'Only a leap in consciousness will end human slavery'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-only-a-leap-in-consciousness-will-end-human-slavery

With the number of women and children fleeing the war in Ukraine, experts say that many of them may become victims of trafficking given their vulnerability. This article is even more relevant today and attempts to present the attitudes that have enabled human slavery throughout history, and the solution to eradicate this crime across the globe....

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