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 …
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi appointed Wednesday a new head to the State Council. Judge Ahmed Aboul Azm was designated as the new president of the council, state media reported.
Sixty-nine-year-old judge Yehia Dakroury has spent 41 years working in the State Council, the site of Egypt’s administrative justice. He has served as head of the Court of Administrative Justice and the council’s deputy head.
An Egyptian court yesterday confirmed a death sentence handed to a man after he was found guilty of violence in a case relating to a protest against the 2013 military coup that ousted former President Mohamed Morsi, the Anadolu Agency reported citing two sources.
Egypt’s top constitutional court has ruled to halt all verdicts on an islands transfer deal until it makes a decision on the constitutionality of the agreement, state media said.
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 …
Egypt’s high administrative court has defended an earlier decision to annul the transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, local media and judicial sources said.
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.
A Cairo Criminal Court has issued a verdict of a 10-year prison sentence against the police officer convicted of killing political activist Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh.