On June 7, the Court of Cassation, Egypt’s highest court, issued a ruling reaffirming the death penalty for six young men from Mansoura who have been in jail since 2014. This is part of a surge in executions over the past few years. Executions increased from 15 in 2014 to 22 in …
Police forces arrested 10 Warraq Island residents on Sunday in connection to clashes that took place earlier the same day when security forces attempted to implement 700 demolition orders for buildings that “encroach on state lands,” according to an Interior Ministry statement.
Some 1,572 Egyptians have been arrested over the border row between Egypt and Saudi Arabia, Rassd reported rights groups saying yesterday.
In Egypt, seven men are facing imminent execution based on confessions that human rights activists say were extracted under torture. Six of the men are recent college graduates who were arrested in 2014 along with more than a dozen others.
Egyptian authorities have unlawfully prevented former President Mohamed Morsy from contacting or receiving visits from his family and lawyers in the years since the military forcibly removed him from power in July 2013, Human Rights Watch said today. On June 4, 2017, Egyptian authorities allowed Morsy to receive visits from …
In late May, President Abdel Fattah El Sisi enacted a law imposing strict regulations on nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), accelerating Egypt’s on-going crackdown on human rights and civil society. This law, in short, will mean the end of some of Egypt’s leading NGOs, including those working to advance the rights of …
The ousted President of Egypt, Mohammed Morsi, who is struggling from ill health and languishing in an Egyptian prison, should be immediately released from detention, said the head of an Egyptian political and civil rights organisation.
Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi’s family was allowed to visit him in jail for the first time in four years.
The commissioners for the State Council’s Administrative Court adjourned on Thursday a lawsuit demanding the shutdown of the heavy-guarded al-Aqrab prison to June 15.
High Court upholds earlier verdict against 4 police officers in death by torture case, after 8 years
Egypt’s Court of Cassation on Tuesday rejected the appeal of four police officers against a court ruling sentencing them to three years in prison for torturing a detainee to death in Sayeda Zeinab police station.