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Egypt: Cancel Alexandria Death Penalty

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi should cancel a death sentence confirmed by the country’s highest appeals court on April 25, 2017, Human Rights Watch said today. The sentence followed a trial that violated the defendant’s due process rights. If carried out, it would be the ninth execution related to an …

Dostour Party member referred to trial, Bread and Freedom Party member arrested for insulting president

The Port Said prosecution referred Dostour Party member Ahmed Hefny to court on Tuesday, four days after he was arrested and held pending investigations for a number of charges, including insulting the president, misuse of social media and belonging to an outlawed organization, according to lawyer and party member Tarek …

3 suspects detained in relation to Palm Sunday terror attacks

The National Security Prosecution decided on Sunday to detain three suspects for 15 days pending investigations on accusations of involvement in the Palm Sunday terrorist attacks on two churches in Tanta and Alexandria, which killed at least 45.