She has since lodged an appeal against her public mischief conviction to Cyprus’s supreme court. The 12 men were released without charge.
The documentary will be a chance for Emily’s friends, who found her shortly after the alleged rape, to tell their stories for the first time.
The programme will explore “inconsistencies in the suspects’ account” of that night, with a former Home Office adviser re-examining the evidence.
Former DCI David Gee told the programme that if the alleged events had occurred in the UK, there appeared to be enough evidence to charge at least one man with rape.
And what was the situation under Cypriot law? After all, we have stopped this colonialist idea that we get to determine what foreign law is, haven’t we?