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16 Oct 2014
‘Cyprus Mail’ reports that of the 339 refugees (from Syria) that were rescued off the island’s coast two weeks ago, only six have applied for asylum in Cyprus. “Most of them are reluctant to do so out of fear that their...
20 Dec 2012
‘Cyprus Mail’ reports that welfare is still failing to work alongside other state services to ensure that children’s rights are secured, Commissioner for Children’s Rights Leda Koursoumba said. “There are gaps in the potential for...
07 Mar 2011
‘Cyprus Mail’ reports of statements made by Jean Zermatten, Vice Chairman of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child in an interview with the Cyprus News Agency. He said that the rights of children are quite well protected in Cyprus...

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