Hisham Geneina’s removal by presidential decree from his position as president of the ِCentral Auditing Organization (CAO) in March brought with it a tidal wave of controversy.
Former head of the Central Auditing Organisation (CAO) Hisham Geneina won a lawsuit against long-time rival and former minister of justice Ahmed Al-Zind. An appeals court ruled Wednesday against fining Geneina and other auditors nearly EGP 680,000, state-owned media Al-Ahram reported.
Egyptian prosecutors should drop a case against the country’s former chief corruption auditor that violates the right to free speech and harms efforts to combat corruption.
On Sunday, New Cairo Misdemeanor Court of Appeals set September 8 as the date to review an appeal filed by the former Chief of the Central Auditing Organization (CAO), Hesham Geneina, against a verdict sentencing him to jail for circulating false news.
The New Cairo Appeals Court sentenced Egypt’s former top auditor Hisham Geneina to a suspended one-year prison sentence and a bail of LE10,000 for spreading false news. Geneina was also fined LE20,000. The verdict is subject to appeal.
The Cairo Administrative Court adjourned on Monday its verdict on the lawsuit filed by Hisham Geneina’s lawyers, demanding the suspension of Geneina’s dismissal decision, to 5 September.
Former chief auditor Hisham Geneina is facing trial after a controversial report about the extent of corruption in Egypt. Following the publication of the full Arabic report in Mada Masr, Wael Gamal reflects on the strengths and weaknesses of Geneina’s report.
The defense team of former head of Central Auditing Organization (CAO) Hisham Geneina asked the Cairo Misdemeanor Court on Tuesday morning to suspend the trial of Geneina until a verdict is reached in another case, in which he is a plaintiff. The verdict of that case might affect the case …
“Whether it’s deliberate or with good intentions, it’s still your loss and ours.” Under this slogan, the Egyptian government has launched an advertising campaign dedicated to combating corruption; commercials began to be broadcast on a number of channels starting with the beginning of Ramadan earlier this month.
In response to her arbitrary dismissal from the Administrative Prosecution Authority, Shorouk Geneina, the daughter of the former top auditor, said she will take legal action against the decision.