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A Journalist’s Struggle for Justice Amidst Harsh Working Conditions

In a victorious legal battle, journalist Evdokia Loizou secured €925,000 in compensation after a 13year struggle, attributing her encephalitis to harsh working conditions at the state broadcaster. The Nicosia district court’s decision marked a significant win for workplace health rights, despite the broadcaster’s announcement of an appeal, sparking discussions on public sector dynamics and justice in the workplace.

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Defending Press Freedom: The Trials of Aysemden Akin

Aysemden Akin, a journalist with Bugun Kibris, is facing legal challenges due to her reporting. She is being sued by a religious sect she exposed in northern Cyprus and is also involved in a separate legal case in Turkey for her political commentary. These cases are indicative of the larger issue of intimidation and pressure faced by Turkish Cypriot journalists, which compromises press freedom.

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