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1. Zoophile goes to prison in bestiality case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zoophile-goes-to-prison-in-bestiality-case

A man from rural Nicosia has received a prison sentence after he was found guilty of sexually abusing and torturing animals at a small farm in Larnaca...

2. 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...

3. Sexual abuse and exploitation of children reaches alarming levels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sexual-abuse-and-exploitation-of-children-reaches-alarming-levels

Deputy Attorney General, Savvas Angelides noted on Wednesday that the increase of sexual abuse and the exploitation of children has reached alarming levels in recent years, adding that "this has resulted in the filing of a significant number of cases before the Assize Court and the district courts."...

4. 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...

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. Man detained for allegedly sexually abusing daughter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-detained-for-allegedly-sexually-abusing-daughter

A 45-year-old man from Larnaca has been taken into custody following an investigation into reports that he allegedly sexually abused his underage daughter....

8. House President concerned over 'shocking' increase in sexual violence incidents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-concerned-over-shocking-increase-in-sexual-violence-incidents

One in three women (33%) in the EU has suffered physical or sexual violence, according to the President of the House of Representatives Annita Demetriou, stressing that these numbers are "shocking and troubling."...

9. 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....

10. 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....

11. Larnaca resident arrested for alleged child pronography

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-resident-arrested-for-alleged-child-pronography

A 24-year-old resident of Larnaca was arrested and detained yesterday in order to facilitate investigations into child pornography....

12. Pope Benedict XVI knew of abusive priests when he ran Munich archdiocese, investigators say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-benedict-xvi-knew-of-abusive-priests-when-he-ran-munich-archdiocese-investigators-say

Pope Benedict XVI knew about priests who abused children but failed to act when he was archbishop of Munich from 1977 to 1981, an inquest found Thursday, rejecting Benedict's long-standing denials in a damning judgment....

13. Prince Andrew loses military titles and use of HRH

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prince-andrew-loses-military-titles-and-use-of-hrh

The Duke of York's military titles and royal patronages have been returned to the Queen, Buckingham Palace has said....

14. Prince Andrew will face a civil sex case trial later this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prince-andrew-will-face-a-civil-sex-case-trial-later-this-year

A judge has rejected Prince Andrew's attempt to have the sexual assault lawsuit against him thrown out....

15. 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....

16. 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...

17. 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....

18. A child is sexually abused every 27 hours in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-child-is-sexually-abused-every-27-hours-in-cyprus

According to the Office of the Commissioner for the Protection of the Rights of the Child Despos Michailidou-Livani, the number comes from reports made by "Children's House",...

19. Professor convicted for sexually abusing three students

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/professor-convicted-for-sexually-abusing-three-students

A professor of obstetrics at the International Hellenic University (formerly the Alexander Technological Educational Institute) of Thessaloniki was handed a four-year suspended sentence yesterday after being found guilty of sexually abusing three former students....

20. Electronic ankle bracelets in lieu of incarceration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electronic-ankle-bracelets-in-lieu-of-incarceration

Stefi Drakou, Minister of Justice and Public Order, announced today that she is in favor of introducing legislation that allows the use of ankle bracelets to monitor prisoners in lieu of incarceration...

21. Daughters allege sexual abuse by mom and beau

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/daughters-allege-sexual-abuse-by-mom-and-beau

A couple in Limassol are facing serious charges following abuse allegations, with reports saying a woman and her boyfriend are also being accused of involving her daughters in their sexual fetishes...

22. Another educator accused of sexual abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-educator-accused-of-sexual-abuse

Cyprus police are investigating another sexual abuse complaint within the state’s education system, following a complaint filed by a high school student in Nicosia against a teacher...

23. Explosive report shows thousands of paedophiles active in the French Catholic church since 1950

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/explosive-report-shows-thousands-of-paedophiles-active-in-the-french-catholic-church-since-1950

An independent commission investigating child sexual abuse in the French Catholic church, headed by Jean-Marc Sauve, submitted their findings today to the president of the Bishops’ Conference of France (CEF)....

24. Girl's mom furious at predator priest’s sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/girl-s-mom-furious-over-predator-priest-s-sentence

The mother of a 14-year-old girl in Greece was furious this week after a court handed down a suspended sentence to a priest from Cyprus, with reports saying he even traveled to Larissa to meet the teen...

25. Webcam child groomer gets sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/webcam-child-groomer-gets-sentence

A young man got a suspended sentence after being found guilty of enticing a minor to sexual activity as well as child grooming offences involving a total of three underage girls...

26. Man detained in child porn livestream case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-detained-in-child-porn-livestream-case

Cypriot police officers placed a man under arrest on child pornography charges after they were notified by Europol about a suspect who gained direct access to a live show...

27. Another convicted sex offender loses appeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-convicted-sex-offender-loses-appeal

The Supreme Court has confirmed the conviction of a man who committed sex crimes against a young girl, saying the fact that he was also a minor during the early years of the abuse did not mean his sentence was excessive...

28. Sexual harassment and abuse cases piling up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sexual-harassment-cases-piling-up

Cyprus police are currently working on 16 sexual harassment and abuse reports, three of which were filed over the past ten days alone...

29. 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...

30. 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...

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