Russian father Nikolai Rantchev holds up a portrait of his dead daughter Oxana at a hotel in Nicosia on November 20, 2008, during a conference on human trafficking. Only days after Oxana Ranchev left Russia for the Mediterranean island of Cyprus duped into thinking she would work as a translator, her lifeless body was found […]Read More Who polices the police? Oxana tragedy was a lost opportunity
Death of an alleged victim of human trafficking Rantsev v. Cyprus and Russia | 2010 Background At age 20, Oxana Rantseva was allegedly trafficked from Russia to Cyprus for the purpose of sexual exploitation. Two weeks later, she was found dead beneath a fifth floor balcony, after trying to escape. The Cypriot authorities found that nobody […]Read More Napa Rape Case Judge previously sent sex traffic victim to her death!
PARALIMNI, Cyprus (AP) — A Cyprus court on Monday found a 19 year-old British woman guilty of fabricating claims that she was gang raped by 12 Israelis in a hotel room at a tourist resort in the east Mediterranean island nation, saying her story lacked credibility. Famagusta District Court Judge Michalis Papathanasiou said the defendant […]Read More Cyprus court: British teen guilty of fabricating rape claims
A teenage British tourist in the town of Ayia Napa, Cyprus reported that she was brutally gang-raped. The victim reported that she was coerced into signing a ‘confession’ by the lead investigator: Marios Christou. The alleged victim is now on trial facing up to a year in prison for being wrongfully accused of false allegations. […]Read More Drop all charges against the alleged rape victim in Cyprus
Three Cypriot girls who tried to drive away after hitting a car in the Cineplex car park, in Larnaca, when a Russian lady who was walking past, saw them attempting to dive away and stopped them. She then proceeded to take video as evidence, (something that Cypriots hate) and that was then the 3 girls […]Read More Cypriot Girls launch vile attack on a Russian woman
Attorney-general Costas Clerides said on Thursday he had ordered an investigation into highly controversial comments made by Morphou Bishop Neophytos about homosexuals, as a war of words broke out between top clerics over the matter. In a statement, Clerides said he has instructed the chief of police to launch a probe into the possibility of […]Read More Attorney-general orders investigation into bishop’s anti-gay comments
It is the EU (namely Germany) that has propped up Turkey, it was Germany that championed the inclusion of Turkey as an EU trading partner back in 1995, giving them free access to the market, without any EU restrictions, or red tape, the result? Turkey slowly undercut most of the manufacturing in southern Europe, even […]Read More The EU is doing NOTHING to protect Cyprus
The government has tabled legislation that seeks to formalise the transfer of 15,000 acres of Church land to the state, some 50 years after the relevant agreement was struck. Under a 1971 deal between Church and state – both headed by Archbishop Makarios at the time – the government undertook to subsidise the monthly salaries […]Read More Legislation to formalise 50-year-old state-Church land deal