Cyprus: False accusation confirmed, judge drops all charges against human rights defender Doros Polycarpou – Joint press release 5 June 2012

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On 5 June 2012, Doros Polycarpou, the Executive Director of Cypriot anti-racist NGO KISA, was acquitted of the charge of rioting during the 2010 Rainbow Festival in Larnaca. This decision is final and is not open for appeal. The judge found the testimonies of the prosecution witnesses to be not credible.

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