233 illegal migrants repatriated

Some 233 people who resided illegally in Cyprus have departed the country within a week as part of Police efforts to deport third-country nationals to their countries of origin. Police said that in addition, ten people who

Over 4,000 illegal migrants sent home

More than 4,000 third-country nationals have been repatriated so far this year, accounting for over 85% of those who arrived illegally in 2023, according to the Police Aliens and Immigration Unit (AIU).

Illegal bird trappings on the rise

Conservation group BirdLife Cyprus reported a “worrying increase” in illegal bird trappings last year, blaming reduced fines for killing protected species. “This sadly comes as no surprise, following a shameful relaxation of