Anti-corruption demo for second night running (with video)

Anti-corruption demo for second night running (with video)

Hundreds of people on Wednesday assembled outside the Nicosia conference centre, currently hosting parliament, to protest and demand the resignation of House president Demetris Syllouris who appeared in an undercover video offering to help a Chinese businessman with a criminal record secure citizenship.

 

Hundreds of people on Wednesday assembled outside the Nicosia conference centre, currently hosting parliament, to protest and demand the resignation of House president Demetris Syllouris who appeared in an undercover video offering to help a Chinese businessman with a criminal record secure citizenship.

The demonstrators, who staged a similar event outside parliament on Tuesday, held placards that read “This is not our Cyprus” and “enough!”

The demanded resignations and criminal prosecutions of those involved in corruption.

Syllouris, who appeared in the video, filmed by undercover Al Jazeera reporters, with Akel MP Christakis Giovanis has so far refused to step down. Giovanis, a developer, quit his seat in parliament on Tuesday. Both deny any wrongdoing.

 

 

 

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