Cyprus has mentioned that it has “full confidence within the justice system and the courts” after the UK raised issues in regards to the case of the British teen who was discovered responsible of a false rape declare.

The International Workplace has mentioned it has raised issues at an “official degree” with the authorities in Cyprus, after beforehand saying it was “critically involved in regards to the honest trial ensures” concerned within the case.

Legal professionals and campaigners have additionally spoken out in regards to the case and criticised the Cypriot justice system after Monday’s conviction.

The woman's charge carries a maximum penalty of a year in jail or a fine.
Picture: The lady was convicted of public misdemeanour on Monday

{The teenager}, who can’t be named for authorized causes, claimed she was raped by quite a few Israeli males in Ayia Napa on 17 July. However she was charged after she signed a retraction assertion 10 days after the incident.

In court docket, she claimed Cypriot police put strain on her to alter her account of what occurred.

All the lads, aged between 15 and 20, who had been arrested on the time, had been then freed.

She is going to enchantment the ruling.

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{The teenager} had been beforehand recognized with post-traumatic stress dysfunction (PTSD), and the physician who made the prognosis argued that the trial didn’t take that into consideration.

Dr Christine Tizzard informed the Guardian newspaper: “The salient level is that she was recognized with PTSD. That is a stand-alone prognosis. It is a legitimate prognosis and it hasn’t actually been totally represented.

“Apart the actual fact it hasn’t been totally represented, it means she’s been unable to get the remedy she so sorely wants and daily she’s not having remedy the more serious it will get.”

Nevertheless, the Cyprus authorities has been defending itself, saying: “The Republic of Cyprus as an orderly state has constitutionally established establishments and separation of powers.

“On this context, the federal government doesn’t intervene in circumstances introduced earlier than the competent courts of the Republic of Cyprus, nor does it touch upon positions or allegations that are raised with respect to circumstances nonetheless pending earlier than the courts.

“The federal government has full confidence within the justice system and the courts of the Republic of Cyprus, which ought to be left unfettered to implement state legal guidelines and ship justice.”

Aerial view of Sandy Bay on April 29, 2016 in Ayia Napa, Cyprus. Sandy Bay has fine white sands and gently shelving waters
Picture: The lady had reported she was raped at a resort in Ayia Napa

Legal professionals for {the teenager} have signalled their intention to enchantment towards the court docket ruling within the Supreme Court docket of Cyprus, and if essential, the European Court docket of Human Rights.

Her mom saying the decision was “completely astonishing” including her daughter was “successfully in a gilded cage” as she awaits sentencing.

{The teenager} mentioned she was “devoted to searching for true justice”.

She informed The Solar: “We anticipated this virtually from the very begin.

“One second I used to be the sufferer, the subsequent, I used to be the accused.

“Eight hours of interrogation, denied entry to a lawyer – whereas these accused of raping me had authorized illustration instantly.”