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17 June, 2024
 

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1. Government halts Syrian asylum reviews amid tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/government-halts-syrian-asylum-reviews-amid-tensions

As tensions escalated in Lebanon and refugee boats continued to arrive in Cyprus, the President of the Republic made a significant......

2. ELAM's shadow: Unveiling the far-right's fascist roots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elam-s-shadow-unveiling-the-far-right-s-fascist-roots

''Nazis or just another populist party?'' This has been the question in Germany for years regarding the far-right party Alternative for Germany (AfD)....

3. EU Council's ''historic'' decision to benefit Ukraine, Moldova, and Georgia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-council-s-historic-decision-to-benefit-ukraine-moldova-and-georgia

Without agreement on the European budget, the first day of the European Council meeting was concluded at 2.30 Brussels time (3.30 a.m. on Friday), as no "common ground" was found on the revision of the budget (2021-2027), due to lack of unanimity....

4. Europeans have grown weary of welcoming asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europeans-have-grown-weary-of-welcoming-asylum-seekers

Negotiations for the EU Pact on Migration and Asylum are nearing completion, set to be finalized this month. Contrary to expectations, the pact is anticipated to exacerbate rather than remedy the EU's asylum and reception challenges....

5. Will Justice Minister and Chief of Police lose jobs over viral video?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/will-justice-minister-and-chief-of-police-lose-jobs-over-viral-video

When the video of Nikos Christodoulides' meeting at the Presidential Palace went viral the day after Limassol riots, many people thought that the Minister of Justice and the Chief of police might lose their jobs soon....

6. Cyprus universities under fire for failing to denounce extremist violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-universities-under-fire-for-failing-to-denounce-extremist-violence

After the troubling events in Chlorakas and Limassol, where right-wing extremists carried out violent acts, have you heard any teachers' unions speak out against these incidents?...

7. Limassol riot sparks outrage as 13 suspects face scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-riot-sparks-outrage-as-13-suspects-face-scrutiny

In the wake of racially charged riots that roiled the coastal city of Limassol last week, significant developments in the legal proceedings have underscored the gravity of the situation....

8. AKEL leads protest against far-right extremism in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akel-leads-protest-against-far-right-extremism-in-limassol

Following the recent events in Limassol on September 1st, AKEL organized a protest in the city center with the theme "No Tolerance for the Far Right." ...

9. House Speaker tells college grads Cyprus needs them

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-speaker-tells-college-grads-cyprus-needs-them

The brain drain in Cyprus may not be as threatening as that of other countries, but it is still a concern, the President of the House of Representatives Annita Demetriou said on Tuesday evening, addressing the graduation ceremony of the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences of the University of Cyprus...

10. Larnaca man sentenced for assaulting woman holding infant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-man-sentenced-for-assaulting-woman-holding-infant

In a recent ruling, the Larnaca District Court sentenced a 44-year-old man to eight months in jail for assaulting a 29-year-old woman from Congo who was holding her infant last July....

11. 21st International Film Days Festival - Cyprus 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/21st-international-film-days-festival-cyprus-2023

The 21st International Film Days Festival - Cyprus 2023 is set to begin on Friday, April 21st, at the Rialto Theatre in Limassol and the Zina Pallas in Nicosia. ...

12. 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. ...

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. First group of asylum seekers relocated to Germany from Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-group-of-asylum-seekers-relocated-to-germany-from-cyprus

Repatriation flights from Cyprus to Germany and France began at the end of December as part of the EU's support policy for Nicosia in the refugee crisis. ...

15. Ukrainian woman pleads not guilty in Larnaca knife attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainian-woman-pleads-not-guilty-in-larnaca-knife-attack

A Ukrainian woman accused of carrying out a knife attack against a group of Russians in Larnaca has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges that include hate crime offenses...

16. Defendant in assault video says trial not fair

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defendant-in-video-assault-says-trial-not-fair

A man accused of assaulting a black woman holding a baby in Larnaca is asking for a mistrial, with his lawyer saying media pundits and state officials violated his client’s right to a fair trial...

17. Black student in Cyprus inspired after racial attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/black-student-in-cyprus-inspired-after-racial-attack

An international student in the Republic of Cyprus says he wants to “change the world for the better” after he was battered by an intoxicated man in Limassol during a racially-charged attack last month...

18. About racism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-about-racism

The image of a 43-year-old Cypriot man beating a woman of African descent with an infant in her arms is the definition of racist gender-based violence....

19. Two arrested in suspected racial attack in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-arrested-in-suspected-racial-attack-in-nicosia

Nicosia police are investigating a possible racially-motivated attack downtown last Friday, with two young men arrested over the weekend after a foreign national said he was assaulted as he was walking home from work...

20. Assailant in Larnaca video denies charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/assailant-in-larnaca-video-denies-charges

A local man caught on video verbally and physically assaulting an asylum seeker who was holding her baby has been remanded in custody, but his lawyer says he was the one who called police in the first place...

21. Clashes between locals and foreigners continue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clashes-between-locals-and-foreigners-continue

A man has been arrested in the aftermath of a violent altercation between locals and foreigners in Emba, a quiet town in western Cyprus where residents have been up in arms over recent arrivals of Syrian and African refugees...

22. NGO says refugee woman misled by agents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ngo-says-refugee-woman-misled-by-agents

A pro-migrant group in Cyprus is accusing officials of using dubious methods to pressure a Syrian woman refugee to withdraw her asylum application, including hiding a recent development that could reunite her family on the island more quickly...

23. Asylum seekers stuck in Cyprus' buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/asylum-seekers-stuck-in-cyprus-buffer-zone

Cypriot Interior Minister Nikos Nouris says the ordeal of three Cameroonians currently stuck in the buffer zone could end if EU fellow members agreed to take them in, with reports saying the bloc is still looking for consensus on migration policy but nothing has been agreed to date...

24. New details emerge in Pournara arrests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-details-emerge-in-pournara-arrests

New details in last week’s Pournara speedy trial suggests a foreign man and five others convicted of trespassing had gone to the camp to confront another individual over sexual harassment allegations involving the perpetrator’s female relative...

25. Nigerian students urged to avoid north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nigerian-students-urged-to-avoid-north

Nigeria is warning its citizens not to send their children to study in the northern part of Cyprus, citing lack of “conclusive investigations” in a number of student killings who were enrolled in Turkish Cypriot universities...

26. 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...

27. Racism, xenophobia rife in Cyprus, refugees say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/racism-xenophobia-rife-in-cyprus-refugees-say

A teleconference on Tuesday raised the multifaceted problems faced by refugees and asylum seekers on the island, such as racism and xenophobia, hardships during the coronavirus pandemic, and difficulties with integrating into Cyprus society....

28. Cyprus condemns vandalism at mosque

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-condemns-vandalism-at-limassol-mosque

Limassol police are investigating an incident of vandalism at Koprulu mosque, after gasoline bombs were thrown at the building and graffiti found spray-painted on the outer fence...

29. Judge rejects remand for Svetlana

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-rejects-remand-for-svetlana

A judge threw out a remand request against a Russian woman, who became the target of a racist rant at a Larnaca parking lot last year, after she was detained by Limassol police on conspiracy charges in a separate case...

30. Cabinet adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-adopts-ihra-definition-of-anti-semitism

The President’s Cabinet has approved a decision by which the Cypriot Government adopts the definition of anti-Semitism as it has been spelled out by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance...

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