cyprus News of 05/28/20
Gay Inmates Tie The Knot Inside Cyprus Prison
(NICOSIA, Cyprus) — Former heroin addict Kevork Tontian met the man he wanted to spend the rest of his life with behind bars. And not even his freedom was enough to keep him away from Wemson Gabral da Costa. Tontian, a Cypriot, says that ...
A British Woman Has Received A Suspended Sentence In A High Profile Cyprus Rape Case
A 19-year-old British woman at the center of a high-profile rape case has received a four-month suspended sentence on a charge of public mischief in Cyprus, an activist present in the courtroom told TIME. The woman, who has not been identified ...
‘Our Broken System Has Been Exposed.’ How A British Woman’S Rape Case In Cyprus Has Become A Rallying Cry For Activists
“Exaggerated, confused, contradictory and incoherent.” With those words, a judge in a Cyprus courthouse on Dec. 30 dismissed the testimony of a 19-year-old British woman who said she had been forced to sign a retraction after reporting ...
12 Israelis Detained In Cyprus For Alleged Rape Of British Woman
(PARALIMNI, Cyprus) — A Cyprus court has ordered 12 Israelis vacationing on the east Mediterranean island nation to remain in police custody for eight days after a 19-year-old British woman alleged that she was raped. Judge Tonia Nicolaou ...
A Botched Investigation May Have Allowed A Cyprus Serial Killer To Murder More, President Says
(NICOSIA, Cyprus) — The president of Cyprus fired the small island nation’s police chief Friday, saying botched missing person investigations might have allowed a self-confessed serial killer to claim more victims. President Nicos ...
Cyprus’ Justice Minister Resigns Over Serial Killer Case That’S Shaken The Island Nation
(NICOSIA, Cyprus) — The Cypriot justice minister resigned Thursday as criticism of police mounted for mistakes that may have let a serial killer claim more victims. The president vowed that Cyprus would solve these slayings and promised better ...