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18 June, 2024
 

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1. Over 400,000 songbirds killed in Cyprus and sold for delicacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-400-000-songbirds-killed-in-cyprus-and-sold-for-delicacy

A recent report reveals a disturbing surge in wildlife crime in Cyprus, where over 400,000 songbirds were trapped and killed last autumn....

2. Songbird slaughter continues as gangs profit amid faltering enforcement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/songbird-slaughter-continues-as-gangs-profit-amid-faltering-enforcement

A conservation group in Cyprus said Wednesday that police have been lax in cracking down on criminal gangs that illegally trap migratory songbirds to supply restaurants, although the poaching has declined overall....

3. Illegal poachers turn on police during incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-poachers-turn-on-police-during-incident

Two suspected illegal bird trappers in Cyprus were briefly detained last week, with reports suggesting one of them bullied a police officer who arrived on site where activists were reporting a crime in progress...

4. Brutal poacher attack case heads to House committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brutal-poacher-attack-heads-to-house-committee

A reported attack in rural Famagusta against a conservation activist, who told police he was assaulted by suspected illegal poachers in the dead of night, caught the attention of a House member who says she will raise the issue before the internal affairs committee...

5. Activists chased in the dead of night

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/activists-chased-in-the-dead-of-night

A group of activists against illegal bird trapping, who took matters into their own hands when they tried to disrupt an unlawful operation in Famagusta, uploaded a video showing they were being chased by local poachers in the dead of night...

6. British Bases deal blow to illegal bird trappers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/british-bases-deal-blow-to-illegal-bird-trappers

SBA Police feel the high-profile destruction of seized trapping equipment will send out a strong message to the bird trapping community...

7. Illegal bird trapping begins to fall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-bird-trapping-begins-to-fall

Despite a huge drop in illegal bird trapping, hailed as a big success following an unprecedented crackdown by authorities, experts warn that more work is needed to prevent poachers from upping their game once again....

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