The police issued arrest warrants against four high school students from Nicosia for the violent incidents against Turkish Cypriots. The incident took place on Monday during the student demonstration against the proclamation of the pseudo-state in the occupied north. A group of students at three different locations threw stones and firecrackers against cars carrying Turkish […]
1000 euro bounty for the identity of killer pitbull’s owner
A pitbull dog is allegedly killing cats in Athalassa Park in Nicosia. According to animal lovers in the area, out of the population of around 85 cats living in Athalassa Park only 21 are still alive. The reason for their death is believed to be dog bites by the particular dog. Now they are offering […]
First arrest under new law against football violence
A 31 year old from Limassol was the first person to be arrested under the new legislation against violence in football stadiums whichwas recently put into effect. According to the police the man entered the pitch during the game between Apollon and Lokomotiv Moscow in Limassol on 21st August. He was immediately arrested and today […]
Study shows Cyprus TV channels show 5 scenes of violence every 2 hours
According to a study conducted between 2011 and 2013, on behalf of the Cyprus Radiotelevision Authority by the Cyprus University of Technology scenes of violence are widespread in Cypriot TV. Out of 1000 TV programmes (a total of 1255 hours) that were studied 612 contained at least once scene containing violence or criminal activity or […]
Weekly Crime Report
It has been a very violent weekend, this article is a summary of seven reported events.
Asylum seeker attempted to run over police man with his car
New incident with Palestinian asylum seekers in Larnaca.
Sticks stones and tear gas at yesterday’s football game
Another week and another football violence incident, this time in Larnaca at the Antonis Papadopoulos stadium at the match between Anorthosis and Omonoia