Cyprus is failing rape victims

A group of experts urge Cyprus to redouble its efforts in protecting women from violence and comply with the Istanbul Convention. Council of Europe Expert Group on Action against Violence against Women


70-year-old gets 10 years for rape

A 70-year-old man was sentenced to ten years in prison for systematically raping a female worker from India and attempting to rape a second woman from Nepal. On Tuesday, the Larnaca Criminal

Ukraine accuses Russian troops of rape

Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba on Friday accused Russian troops of raping women and backed a call for the creation of a special tribunal to punish Moscow’s aggression. “We have numerous cases

Former bishop acquitted of rape

Former Kition Bishop Chrysostomos was acquitted of rape charges on Friday after the Criminal Court found him not guilty of attacking a woman in 2011. The 83-year-old former bishop was acquitted after

Senior cleric goes on trial for rape

A former high-ranking cleric of the Church of Cyprus will go on trial before the Larnaca Criminal Court on 26 April to face charges of rape and faces a separate historic indecent