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27 September, 2022
 

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61. 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....

62. Investigators puzzled over Athienou case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigators-puzzled-over-athienou-case

Officials in Cyprus still remain in the dark over the identification of a woman whose body was discovered in a field in the buffer zone, with reports saying investigators are seeking answers from abroad based on a tip that led to the launch of a murder probe...

63. State drops big marriage fraud case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-drops-big-marriage-fraud-case

Police in Cyprus were distinctly furious this week after prosecutors dropped charges against nine suspects in a fake marriage case, with the Legal department arguing an amended law linking sham marriage to immigration violations was not retroactive...

64. Lawyer says Al Jazeera took him out of context

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-says-al-jazeera-took-him-out-of-context

Cypriot attorney Andreas Pittadjis, who was targeted in an Al Jazeera undercover investigation into allegations of corruption over golden passports, took to social media to reiterate his position he did nothing illegal, accusing the foreign network of being dishonest...

65. Nicosia cops detain six women in brothel raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-arrest-six-women-in-brothel-raid

Six sex workers were detained Friday during a police raid in Nicosia, with officers arresting one of them on prostitution-related charges...

66. Four women detained in brothel raid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-women-detained-in-brothel-raid

A man in Limassol has been arrested on pimping charges following a raid at a suspected brothel in Germasoyia, while four women were also detained for questioning...

67. Council of Europe report critical of Greece's migrant pushbacks, detention conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/council-of-europe-report-critical-of-greece-s-migrant-pushbacks-detention-conditions

A Council of Europe report, released Thursday, calls on Greece to stop pushbacks of migrants and calls out the country on the conditions in several migrant detention centers....

68. Prisoners released early as part of RoC 60th anniversary

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prisoners-released-early-as-part-of-roc-60th-anniversary

Fourteen prisoners have been released early after President Nicos Anastasiades moved to reduce the sentence of a number of prisoners to mark the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Republic of Cyprus, the Central Prisons announced Wednesday....

69. Roxy’s 'Charo' takes Cyprus to ECHR

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roxy-s-charo-takes-cyprus-to-echr

A Dominican woman, who was recognized as a sex trafficking victim after her ordeal in the capital’s Roxy strip club over a decade ago, is taking the Republic of Cyprus to the European Court of Human Rights, after the country’s Supreme Court sided with a lower court judge who threw out her lawsuit seeking damages...

70. Cop in uniform busted for drugs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cop-in-uniform-busted-for-drugs

Members of the drug squad stopped a suspicious vehicle on a drug run in Nicosia, with the suspect turning out to be a police officer in uniform...

71. Winter season a window of opportunity for tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/winter-season-a-window-of-opportunity-for-tourism

With the tourism sector’s performance this summer having refuted even the most optimistic forecasts that were made, the question for tour operators is what more can be done over the next period to reduce the big losses. As such, everyone's attention has shifted to the winter period that begins next November and ends in March 2021....

72. EU calls on Cyprus to manage migration flows in line with EU law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-calls-on-cyprus-to-manage-migration-flows-in-line-with-eu-law

The EU said Tuesday that it acknowledges the difficulties faced by the Republic of Cyprus in terms of the flow of refugees it is called to deal with, but stressed that basic principles and EU legislation must be respected....

73. Two men found locked in Limassol animal barn, police make two arrests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-men-found-locked-in-limassol-animal-barn-police-make-two-arrests

Police have made two arrests in connection to a case of human trafficking, after two men were found locked in an animal barn in Limassol....

74. Apollo CEO investigated over Epstein ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/apollo-ceo-investigated-over-epstein-ties

The CEO of Apollo Global Management, whose affiliates acquired billions of bad debt in Cyprus, is being investigated over alleged financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein...

75. Suspect rearrested in Filipina abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-rearrested-in-filipina-abuse-case

A retired police officer who was accused last month of abusing his Filipina housemaid has been detained again, with police saying his new warrant include new charges of human trafficking...

76. Beirut blast has eerie connections to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beirut-blast-has-eerie-connections-to-cyprus

Following Tuesday’s deadly explosion in Lebanon, some eerie connections began to emerge in Cyprus, including a Russian national based in Limassol and a Hezbollah-related arrest on the island back in 2015...

77. Only through dialogue can the Mediterranean regain stability, Borrell says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/only-through-dialogue-can-the-mediterranean-regain-stability-borrell-says

The Mediterranean can be a more secure and stable zone only through dialogue, the EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said at the European Parliament’s plenary session on Turkey in Brussels. ...

78. Women in brothel raid under arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/women-in-brothel-raid-under-arrest

Seven women in Nicosia previously described by police as possible victims of trafficking have been arrested, with a judge ordering them in remanded custody for multiple offences related to prostitution...

79. Cyprus human egg trade market returns to spotlight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-human-egg-trade-market-returns-to-spotlight

The illegal trade of human eggs in Cyprus returned to the limelight during this week’s House human rights committee, with MPs expressing concern over a growing market in which female students are prime targets....

80. Jailed hostel manager says he is not a pimp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hostel-manager-says-he-is-not-a-pimp

A male suspect facing pimping charges in a recent brothel investigation in downtown Nicosia says he was only renting single rooms to women and charging a lodging fee...

81. Police raid 'brothel' in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-raid-brothel-in-nicosia

Nicosia police arrested a local man and took seven women into protective custody following a raid at an old hotel described as a front for prostitution...

82. Cyprus urged to provide trafficking victims free legal aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-urged-to-provide-trafficking-victims-free-legal-aid

The human trafficking arm of Europe's top human rights body is expressing concern over Cyprus' failure to grant free legal aid and expertise to trafficking victims during criminal proceedings....

83. Bill criminalises prostitution in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-criminalises-prostitution-in-cyprus

A proposed legislation making paid sex a crime in the Republic of Cyprus is drawing criticism, after the country’s left wing declared the female body is not for sale and cannot be bought...

84. Migration agents raid building in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migration-agents-raid-building-in-larnaca

Police and immigration agents raided a place of residence in Larnaca on Wednesday where they inspected 22 individuals in an effort to combat illegal immigration, human trafficking, and labour exploitation...

85. Cabinet approves bills to decongest Central Prisons amid COVID-19 fears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-bills-to-decongest-central-prisons-amid-covid-19-fears

Measures to decompress the overcrowded Nicosia central prisons where the risks associated with a potential spread of coronavirus are high were approved on Tuesday by the Cabinet....

86. Nicosia fatal stabbing investigation incomplete

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-fatal-stabbing-investigation-incomplete

A detained suspect in the fatal stabbing of a foreign national in downtown Nicosia has been ordered to remain in custody, as police investigators are still searching for another suspect...

87. Cyprus says it cannot cope with migrant influx

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-says-it-cannot-cope-with-migrant-influx

The interior minister of the Republic of Cyprus says the island cannot host more “economic migrants” as another boatload of refugees arrived on Tuesday, clarifying that authorities would not send back those whose lives may be in danger...

88. Disappearance turns into felony murder case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disappearance-turns-into-felony-murder-case

Police are still looking for a second suspect in the disappearance of an ex-con two weeks ago, with reports describing the case as a rendezvous with death with drug trafficking in the background...

89. At least 129 detained in large police sweep after shooting in downtown Athens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-least-129-detained-in-large-police-sweep-after-shooting-in-downtown-athens

At least 129 people had been detained in downtown Athens by Friday afternoon as part of an ongoing police operation to find the culprits behind a shooting that left one dead and one injured in what authorities believe is a turf war between competing criminal gangs....

90. Football and Money Laundering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/football-and-money-laundering

It has been identified years back at European and global level, that sports and especially football is being used by criminals to launder dirty money and derive illegal income...

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