The voices of complaining women are also increasing in Cyprus sexual harassment and abuse by men in power.
The revelations in Cyprus began when the Olympian in shooting Andri Eleftheriou complained at the end of January that he had been sexually harassed in two cases by a Cypriot Sports player.
This was followed by four more complaints from female athletes regarding their sexual harassment by coaches.. The case files are before the Attorney General of the country, who will decide on the possibility of committing criminal offenses.
Complaints against a politician
The allegations also spread to politics, when a woman complained to the Police that a few years ago she was sexually harassed by a politician who was also an MEP. According to the complaint, the sexual harassment by the politician in 2013 and while the complainant was then 24 years old.
The woman complains that while she was at the politician’s house, he committed obscene acts against her. The complaint is already being investigated by the police by taking statements from people named in the complaint, while according to information, the politician is expected to be investigated by the authorities.
Sexual abuse by a priest
Recent allegations involving her church are also causing a sensation Of Cyprus after a few days ago a woman brought back allegations of rape by a high priest in 2011. At that time the case was silenced, however the woman came back with a new complaint which leaked to the media.
In addition, yesterday the newspaper “Politis” published the testimony of a second woman, who complains of sexual harassment by the same priest. According to information within the next few days, the priest will be summoned for questioning in connection with the two cases.
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