Egyptian authorities took punitive action against 2,297 student activists nationwide between 2013 and 2016, according to a report by the Egypt-based Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression, supported by the Norwegian Students and Academics International Assistance Fund.
An Egyptian court today slapped six former police officers with prison terms after finding them guilty of torturing a man to death in 2012, according to a local judicial source.
Al Matariya Misdemeanour Court upheld on Monday a three-year imprisonment sentence for two police officers in Al Matariya Doctor’s Case.
The Cairo Criminal Court, headed by judge Nagy Shehata, on Sunday decided to release three photojournalists, charged of belonging to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood (MB). They were to be released on probation, requiring them to come to the police station closest to their homes three days per week. However, the …
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will not allow the release of Hosni Mubarak from his current detention at a military hospital despite his recent acquittal, sources close to the deposed president said.
Lawyers in Egypt held a nationwide one-day strike on Saturday to protest a jail sentence against eight of their colleagues, the Syndicate’s spokesperson said.
Egypt’s longtime dictator Hosni Mubarak, who was deposed in the 25 January revolution in 2011, filed a lawsuit on Thursday to unfreeze 61 million Egyptian Pounds ($3.36 million) of his assets.
The parliamentary Constitutional and Legislation Affairs Committee postponed on Monday discussions on the amendment of the Judicial Authority Law, in response to a request by the undersecretary of the committee, Ahmed El-Sherif.
Lawyers in Minya initiated a strike on Monday after nine lawyers were issued prison sentences for defaming the judiciary. Seven have been jailed, and two were sentenced in absentia by the Minya Criminal Court on Sunday. The Lawyers Syndicate has threatened potential nationwide strike action to protest the ruling.
Attorney General Nabil Sadeq approved on Monday a prosecutor’s decision to release former president Hosni Mubarak.