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UNITED NATIONS EXPERTS URGE CYPRUS TO ADDRESS MIGRANT DETENTION CONDITIONS, IMPROVE OVERALL MONITORING

1st February 2016     UNITED NATIONS EXPERTS URGE CYPRUS TO ADDRESS MIGRANT DETENTION CONDITIONS, IMPROVE OVERALL MONITORING GENEVA/NICOSIA (1 February 2016) – Cyprus has seen many positive developments concerning the treatment of people in detention, but still faces several challenges, particularly regarding the independent monitoring of places of detention and the treatment of migrants, the … Continue reading

Launch of new project by FWC: Promotion of alternatives to detention

Since September 2015 Future Worlds Center through the Humanitarian Affairs Unit has started the implementation of a new project named “Promotion and implementation of alternatives to detention in Cyprus” hoping to bring about a positive change in the Cypriot society. This program is under the funding of the international organization EPIM (European Programme for Integration and … Continue reading

Torture, the great shame of the 21st century

26 June 2012, International Day in Support of Victims of Torture  The 26th of June marks the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture and provides us with an opportunity to honour the victims and survivors of torture, and for us all, survivors of torture and their allies, to stand in solidarity. Despite … Continue reading

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL V. MINISTRY OF INTERIOR

The Cypriot state dismisses the findings of Amnesty’s report on Cyprus The recent response of the Ministry of Interior to Amnesty International’s report on the detention of migrants in Cyprus is a glaring example of why certain mentalities in Cyprus will never change, whether this is related to migrants or us as Cypriots. If we … Continue reading

Διεθνης Αμνηστια v. ΥΠΕΣ

Το Κυπριακό κράτος δικαίου αμφισβητεί την έκθεση της Διεθνούς Αμνηστίας.  Η πρόσφατη απάντηση του Υπουργείου Εσωτερικών προς την έκθεση της Διεθνούς Αμνηστίας σχετικά την κράτηση μεταναστών στην Κύπρο αποτελεί ένα τρανταχτό παράδειγμα γιατί καμία νοοτροπία δεν πρόκειται να αλλάξει ποτέ στην Κύπρο, είτε όσο αφορά τους μετανάστες, είτε όσο αφορά εμάς τους Κύπριους.   Αν δεν … Continue reading