British woman files appeal against Cyprus ‘fake rape’ conviction

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A British woman convicted for falsely claiming gang rape in Cyprus has filed an appeal to the island’s Supreme Court, seeking to clear her name.

The woman received a suspended four-month prison sentence from a district court in January 2020, in a case which sparked concern from Britain and activists about her treatment by Cypriot authorities.

Lawyers for the defendant, who was not in court and cannot be named for legal reasons, and prosecutors presented their arguments before three Supreme Court judges in the capital Nicosia on Thursday.

The court is expected to issue a...


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British woman files appeal against Cyprus ‘fake rape’ conviction


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