The invisible foreign domestic worker

Earlier this summer, a video of a 68-year old Cypriot man physically abusing a 31-year old foreign domestic worker he was employing, was released to the press. Many pointed to the parallels between this violent behaviour and the murders of the five foreign women and two of their daughters last summer. Both instances of violenceContinue reading “The invisible foreign domestic worker”

The New Eastern Mediterranean Crisis

NICOSIA – Earlier this month, six boats carrying Syrian and Lebanese migrants set sail from northern Lebanon and attempted to dock in Cyprus. That might not sound like much, yet it is six times more than the total number of migrant vessels that have embarked for Cyprus from Lebanon over the last year. A fastContinue reading “The New Eastern Mediterranean Crisis”