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Relatives of Mari Dead Petition To Waive President's Immunity

Relatives of the 13 men who died in the July 11 explosion at Mari naval base have petitioned the Supreme Court challenging Article 45 of the Constitution which governs immunity and prosecution of the President of the Republic.

Six To Be Prosecuted in Deadly Naval Base Explosion

mari explosionAttorney-general Petros Clerides has decided to prosecute six people for negligence in the explosion at Evangelos Florakis naval base in Mari, including two ministers who resigned after the blast which killed 13 men.

Government Indifference Leading to Citizen Despair - Polyviou

explosion investigation cyprusThe deadly explosion at Mari naval base on July 11th is just one example of a situation that has prevailed in the last few years in which citizens are thrown into despair and apathy by the political class' indifference and neglect, said Polys Polyviou, who was appointed by the Council of Ministers to investigate the blast.

President Personally, Politically Responsible for Naval Base Blast

cyprus explosionNICOSIA - President Demetris Christofias, former Defence Minister Costas Papacostas and former Foreign Minister Markos Kyprianou carry personal and political responsibility for the deadly explosion at Evangelos Florakis naval base on July 11th, said Polys Polyviou who leads the one-member public inquiry into the blast.

Mari Explosion Probe Set to Disclose Conclusions

Mari blastThe single-member committee investigating the deadly explosion at Mari naval base completed its findings today (September 30th) and will present them to President Demetris Christofias, Attorney-general Petros Clerides and House Speaker Yiannakis Omirou on October 3rd.

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