General Prosecutor Nabil Sadeq instructed prosecutors to inspect prisons periodically without notification in order to assure that the rights of prisoners in custody are being met, in accordance with the Constitution and Egyptian law.
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.
Police forces in Sohag arrested 17 men in Noga’ Al-Sawma’a, Sohag, after dispersing a protest where dozens took to the street refusing the formation of a sanitary sewer on a state-owned land near the village, according to state media.
Militants believed to be members of the IS-affiliated group “Sinai Province” blew up on Monday night a residential building in the 3rd District of Al-Arish in North Sinai. The militants blew it up after evacuating all its residents, a local journalist told Daily News Egypt on condition of anonymity.
Egypt and Sudan are scheduled to hold discussions in Khartoum in the first two weeks of April, according to a statement released on Tuesday by Egypt’s Foreign Ministry, two days after Sudan made moves on disputed territory on the Egypt-Sudan border.
The Global Firepower Index (GFI) ranked Egypt’s military as the 12th most powerful worldwide ahead of Isreal, Vietnam and Brazil, in a list of 126 countries with the most powerful militaries in the world for 2016.
Al Matariya Misdemeanour Court upheld on Monday a three-year imprisonment sentence for two police officers in Al Matariya Doctor’s Case.
A Palestinian man was found dead in the custody of Egyptian police on Sunday, according to the Palestinian Embassy in Cairo.
“Listen only to me” – Even if he had tried, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi could not have described his authoritarian military reign better. Exactly one year since he demanded the people not believe the “enemies of the nation”, the margin for freedom of speech and expression has progressively …