Ayia Napa false rape claim protesters: ‘We believe you’

As the British teenager was sentenced, women’s rights groups from Cyprus and Israel gathered outside the Supreme Court, chanting that they believe her rape claim.

The 19-year-old was given a four month suspended sentence and ordered to pay €148 (£125) in legal fees.

She was found guilty of public mischief for recanting her claim that 12 Israeli men raped her in a hotel room in July.

The woman said Cypriot police had made her falsely confess to lying about the incident – something police have denied.

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