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1. Mitsotakis unveils stance on same-sex marriage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-unveils-stance-on-same-sex-marriage

He opened his cards on the issue of same-sex marriage, which has caused a lot of discussion, yesterday the Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis......

2. 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....

3. Austria allocates €33m for wrongly convicted gay men

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria-allocates-€33m-for-wrongly-convicted-gay-men

A historic proposal by the Austrian Ministry of Justice sees €33m set aside to compensate those who were wrongly convicted - but critics say the amount on offer is not enough....

4. Italy's top general calls LGBTQ+ community 'not normal'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-s-top-general-calls-lgbtq-community-not-normal

A general at the top of Italy’s armed forces bashed gay people in a recent publication. But LGBTQ+ activists and officers tell Euronews that, despite ongoing challenges, the situation is getting better for queer people in the army and the police....

5. Jordan secret police accused of LGBTQ+ targeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jordan-secret-police-accused-of-lgbtq-targeting

Jordanian secret police have been accused of intimidating gay people by “outing” them to their families and of forcing the closure of two LGBTQ+ organisations....

6. Combating hate speech: Urgent action for LGBTI rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/combating-hate-speech-urgent-action-for-lgbti-rights

The Commissioner for Administration and Human Rights Protection, Maria Stylianou Lottides, has strongly denounced the recent surge of comments directly targeting the LGBTI community and promoting hate speech against its members....

7. Blackamoor reference gets lawmaker in trouble

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blackamoor-reference-gets-lawmaker-in-trouble

Cypriot lawmakers are crying foul over a social media post by a controversial colleague after his comment about a female pro-LGBTQI parliamentarian with a reference to 'three black men' was described as 'vulgar' and 'racist'...

8. Cracking down on 'Conversion Therapies': Parties' positions and ethical concerns unveiled

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cracking-down-on-conversion-therapies-parties-positions-and-ethical-concerns-unveiled

Based on the voting patterns of the AKEL and DISY parliamentary groups thus far, it appears that the proposed law criminalizing "conversion therapies" will be presented to the Parliament's plenary session on Thursday, May 25th....

9. Human rights commissioner reappointed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/human-rights-commissioner-reappointed

On Friday, Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides welcomed Commissioner for Administration and the Protection of Human Rights Maria Stylianou-Lottides to the Presidential Palace for her reappointment....

10. Woman gets half year in Russian knife attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainian-gets-half-year-in-russian-knife-attack

A Ukrainian woman in Cyprus who carried out a knife assault against a group of Russians last year has been sentenced to six months in prison on common assault after being acquitted on more serious charges of incitement to hatred and violence...

11. Hate speech rampant in Cyprus despite progress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hate-speech-rampant-in-cyprus-despite-progress

Hate speech affecting several groups remains widespread in the Cypriot public discourse, the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) said on Tuesday in a report on Cyprus. ...

12. Arrest warrants issued after rainbow meeting attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arrest-warrants-issued-after-rainbow-meeting-attack

Police have made a number of arrests following an assault during a rainbow meeting on a college campus in Limassol, with local media suggesting warrants have been issued for both current and former students...

13. Hooded men break up LGBTQ meeting in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hooded-men-break-up-lgbtq-meeting-in-limassol

A group of hooded men stormed an LGBTQ event at the Cyprus University of Technology on Wednesday, yelling anti-gay slurs, assaulting participants, and discharging a fire extinguisher towards them, with police saying they were investigating a hate crime...

14. Pope declares being gay a 'sin' but not a 'crime'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-declares-being-gay-a-sin-but-not-a-crime

Pope Francis has declared homosexuality a 'sin' but not a 'crime' as he branded laws that criminalize gay people 'unjust'....

15. Cyprus government working to promote LGBTQ+ rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-government-working-to-promote-lgbtq-rights

The government’s efforts to protect and further promote the rights of the LGBTQ+ group have gone from words to deeds, said Justice and Public Order Minister, Stephi Dracou during her speech at the 8th Pride Parade in Nicosia on Sunday....

16. Will the riots in Iran be the catalyst for an uprising?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/will-the-riots-in-iran-be-the-catalyst-for-an-uprising

Riots erupted during the funeral of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in Iran. Amini died under dubious circumstances last Friday after being arrested by the country's morality police....

17. Monkeypox: Dozens of suspected and confirmed cases in Europe and North America

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/monkeypox-dozens-of-suspected-and-confirmed-cases-in-europe-and-north-america

Dozens of suspected and confirmed cases of monkeypox have been identified since early May in Europe and North America, raising fears that the disease, which is endemic to West Africa, could spread....

18. Op-ed: ESG, DEI and other acronyms and why we need to know about them IMHO*

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-esg-dei-and-other-acronyms-and-why-we-need-to-know-about-them-imho

Quite a few times I found myself receiving messages and having to pause and google search an acronym to understand its meaning. I’m sure I’m not alone, and it’s surely not just a Gen X symptom....

19. Cyprus and the UK sign Memorandum on LGBTI+ rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-the-uk-sign-memorandum-on-lgbti-rights

Cyprus’ Minister of Justice and Public Order Stephie Dracos stressed the need for a change in culture regarding the rights of LGBTI+ people, after signing on Tuesday a Memorandum of Understanding on the Protection and Promotion of the rights of LGBTI+ People in Europe and in the Commonwealth between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Cyprus....

20. 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...

21. Despite progress, discrimination against LGBT community a reality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/despite-progress-discrimination-against-lgbt-community-a-reality

Recognizing that Cyprus has taken substantial steps toward institutionalizing equality and safeguarding the fundamental rights of the island’s LGBT community, Ombudswoman Maria Stylianou Lottides has highlighted that there is still work to be done in eradicating the reality of enduring acts of discrimination....

22. Legal concurs with no case against bishop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-concurs-with-no-case-against-bishop

There will be no criminal case against Morphou Bishop Neophytos in connection with his controversial comments over homosexuality, after the attorney general said the police file he reviewed over the case did not establish a crime...

23. Ombudswoman weighs in on Bishop controversy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ombudswoman-weighs-in-on-bishop-controversy

Criticism towards Bishop Neophytos is picking up steam, following his comments about homosexuality and abortion that stirred debate and prompted all sorts of reactions...

24. Memes flood internet after bishop’s gay comments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/memes-flood-internet-after-bishop-s-gay-comments

Morphou Neophytos has taken heat after making controversial comments about gay sex, with the internet flooding with funny memes but also criticism against the bishop...

25. Unions spell out rules on sexual harassment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unions-spell-out-rules-on-sexual-harassment

Three unions have signed a code of conduct on sexual harassment in the workplace, in an effort to include very detailed Do's and Don'ts in employment contracts...

26. Cyprus pride 2018 'makes the change'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pride-2018-makes-the-change

The weeklong activities of the 5th Cyprus Pride Festival peaked on Sunday with a Pride Parade in Nicosia, where Eurovision singer Eleni Foureira also showed up and gave a pep talk to cheering fans...

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