An Egyptian court sentenced a senior official in the judiciary to life in prison on bribery and corruption charges in a case that dates back to 2016, the Anadolu Agency reported citing a judicial source.
A lawyer involved in the investigation of an Italian student murdered in Egypt has been arrested by Egyptian authorities as he attempted to leave the country, a rights group said on Tuesday.
A 2016 judicial ruling striking down a decision that barred lawyers from entering the State Security Prosecution’s Cairo offices was upheld on Saturday by Egypt’s Supreme Administrative Court (SAC).
The Egyptian Parliament is considering a discussion of a suggested draft bill by the National Council for Women that puts punitive sanctions, reaching one year imprisonment, for fathers, brothers and husbands who are proven guilty of physically or verbally assaulting women in their family.
Egypt has failed to meet basic rules of international human rights law as widespread arbitrary arrests, enforced disappearances and torture against dissidents have become common since 2013, Human Rights Watch (HRW) says in a new report.
Egypt’s criminal court put today 56 people on the terrorist list, state-run Middle East News Agency (MENA) reported. According to MENA, the defendants, who were convicted in the so-called “harming national economy and public security” case, include the prominent Muslim Brotherhood businessman, Hassan Malek.
Egypt’s Administrative Control Authority (ACA) arrested yesterday the deputy governor of the country’s coastal city of Alexandria, Soad EL-Kholy, along with five businessmen over corruption charges, Anadolu Agency reported.
The National Defense and Security Committee of the Egyptian parliament is preparing a support petition to urge President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to run for a second term at the next presidential elections, set to take place next year, MP Kamal Amer said on Wednesday.
Egypt’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) decision No. 1308 published on Aug. 14 to ban media coverage of all trials via audiovisual devices has stirred much controversy in human rights, media and judicial circles.
The South Giza prosecution renewed Tuesday the detaining of 16 suspects accused of organ trafficking in Abu Al-Nomrous, Giza, for 15 days pending investigation state media reported.