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06 October, 2022
 

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1. 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...

2. 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...

3. 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...

4. 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....

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. 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...

11. 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...

12. 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...

13. 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....

14. 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...

15. 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...

16. 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...

17. Sisters charged in Larnaca racist rant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sisters-charged-in-larnaca-racist-rant

Police are moving forward with criminal charges against two women who were captured on video during a racist incident at a Larnaca parking lot in October...

18. David Harris: US closer to Greece, Cyprus, Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/david-harris-us-closer-to-greece-cyprus-israel

Washington recognizes Greece’s strategic value and reliability as an ally, attributes that only grow stronger as doubts deepen over Turkey’s stance, American Jewish Committee (AJC) CEO David Harris tells Kathimerini in an interview...

19. Woman fined for racist and xenophobic comments on Facebook

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-fined-for-racist-and-xenophobic-comments-on-facebook

20. United against racism Germans stage mass protest against far right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/united-against-racism-germans-stage-mass-protest-against-far-right

21. 'Imagine' project brings together G/C and T/C schoolchildren

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/imagine-project-brings-together-g-c-and-t-c-schoolchildren

22. Tsipras: Greece and Cyprus pillars of stability in a turbulent region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsipras-greece-and-cyprus-pillars-of-stability-in-a-turbulent-region

Greece and Cyprus are the only European pillars of stability and security in a turbulent region, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has told the European Parliament Plenary in Strasbourg...

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