Beyond Contempt is a new YouTube channel and website giving insight and analysis of Cypriot justice. I will be highlighting the mistreatment of foreigners in the Republic of Cyprus and expose the abuse by the judiciary towards anyone, not of Greek Cypriot origin.
I’ll cover my 13-year court battle against a property developer (Christoforos Karayiannas & Son Ltd) and give tips for attending court. I’ll be covering the stories of other victims too and there will be regular videos and live streams commenting on issues affecting expats, tourists and the property market.
Join me on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Periscope where together we’ll discuss corruption and how it affects us and unveil crooks within the property industry and beyond.

Impartiality of judges and fair trial in Cyprus!

I have followed closely the developments in the media during the past few days, following the extremely serious complaints made by lawyer Nicos Clerides in relation to the conflict of interest of judges of the Supreme Court whilst carrying out of their duties. It is part of human nature that when such serious complaints are made, it causes a reaction and each person attempts to defend and protect themselves.Justice, however, goes beyond lawyers and judges and governmental leaders and must go beyond interests. Maintaining justice is God’s will for legal order to be maintained for the general...

Court transcripts in Cyprus

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Video three discusses court stenography in the Republic of Cyprus and shows you why it is one of the major reasons you may lose your court case. I briefly discuss what court stenography is, what it's like worldwide and here in the UK. I tell you the official position of Court stenography in Cyprus, then explain the reality of stenography for us foreigners. I give examples from my cases of testimony discarded, give my second tip for attending court and conclude by showing you what period of history, of English Law, you can expect in Cyprus. You...

Transcript for video 3 – Court transcripts in Cyprus

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This is the ruling from three Supreme Court judges, top judges on the island, and this is the care and attention given to a criminal case with a foreigner as a victim. They hate the British within the Cypriot judiciary, they just won’t put it down on record. It is no exaggeration to say that the Cypriot court system is currently in crisis. Hello, I'm Conor O'Dwyer, and this is Beyond Contempt giving insight and analysis of Cypriot justice. In this video, I'll be talking about Court stenography in the Republic of Cyprus and...

Cyprus BEYOND CONTEMPT intro and case summary

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In video one, I introduce Beyond Contempt and give a brief summary of my situation. I talk about the community of property victims online and give examples of the judicial abuse we suffer. I preview the videos coming soon and give you a peek into what it’s really like for a foreigner to go through the court system in the Republic of Cyprus. You can read a full transcript here and there is an audio version available on Soundcloud.

Court reporting in Cyprus PRESS SHUT OUT!

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In video two, I show how the press are shut out of the courtrooms in the Republic of Cyprus. The judiciary does not have a system of continuous hearings which makes it impossible for journalists to cover your case. But multiple adjournments aside, the reality for foreigners is much worse and I give examples from my case which show how the press were excluded. I also give thanks to friends, publications and platforms that became de facto court reporters of my case and I demonstrate why Beyond Contempt is necessary. You can read a full transcript here and there is...

Transcript for video 2 – Court reporting in Cyprus

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Transcript for Video 2 Everyone has the right to a fair and public hearing, held within a reasonable time and heard before an independent impartial court. Courts are there to act on behalf of ordinary people, so it’s essential that they carry out their business in public, to show that they are effective, fair and consistent. Oh boy! Hello, I’m Conor O’Dwyer and welcome to Beyond Contempt. In this video, I will explain how the press is effectively shut out of the courts in Cyprus particularly when it comes to covering the court cases of foreigners. The judiciary does not want...