September 21st, 2016An Egyptian man fighting extradition for hijacking an EgyptAir flight that was diverted to Larnaca who claimed Wednesday he had his teeth knocked out in front of wardens and was pressured to get involved with drugs, came to court with a paper wrap of cannabis in his possession.
Following a delay by police to produce Seif Eldin Mustafa...
January 21st, 2015By Evie Andreou
After Syrian refugees have had their supply and help lines cut, director of the immigrant support group KISA said on Tuesday he will report the Cyprus Red Cross to the International Committee of the Red Cross.
Following the withdrawal on Saturday of all government services from the reception centre in...
July 19th, 2014By Constantinos Psillides
A KURDISH father of six was deported to Turkey yesterday following a police raid on his family home and the arrest of his wife and children, according to the immigrant support group KISA.
He could face threats to his life as he had escaped persecution in Turkey.
The man was deported despite pleas by the...
May 29th, 2014By Elias Hazou
A well-known human rights activist was late on Thursday night released from the Central Prisons where he spent several hours after being arrested for an unpaid traffic fine earlier in the day.
Polycarpou, director of the immigrant support group KISA, was let go around 9pm, reportedly due to an intervention from the...
August 10th, 2013By Stefanos Evripidou
THE GOVERNMENT has decided to reduce the fixed salary of domestic workers by five per cent, a move described by migrant support group KISA as a “tragic” decision against the lowest paid workers in the Cypriot economy.
According to an announcement released yesterday by the Interior Ministry’s Migration...
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