Daily Archives: February 15, 2007

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‘Women’s organisations are sleeping’

Vassiliou: ours is the only cabinet in the EU with no women participants

CYPRUS IS lagging far behind when it comes to gender equality, despite the implementation of European laws to combat discrimination.

The country does not have a single woman in the current Council of Ministers, or in the National Council.

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Lawyer seeks probe into murder investigators

THE LAWYER of a man recently acquitted of killing his son will today call on the government and the police to take action against the investigators in the case.

Nurse Christodoulos Charalambous, 50, was found not guilty by a Nicosia Criminal Court on February 8 after being charged with the manslaughter of his 21-year-old son Yiannos.

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Future still uncertain for Simos

A MAN arrested last week and slated for deportation despite having lived in Cyprus for 23 years, was released on Tuesday night, though his future still remains uncertain.

The release followed the intervention of Interior Minister Neoclis Sylikiotis, who requested the withdrawal of the deportation order issued by Chief Migration Officer Anny Shakalli.

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