Member of Parliament Tayseer Matar called for a harsher penalty for child kidnapping, describing the crime as hostile to humanity.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi ratified on Wednesday law no. 141/2021 amending some articles of the 58/1937 Penal Law to confront sexual harassment.
A couple gets divorced every two minutes in Egypt, according to a report by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics that was revealed by the head of the agency, Maj. Gen. Khairy Barakat, during a TV interview broadcast on Aug. 12.
MP Essam al-Omda, a member of the Defense and National Security Committee in the House of Representatives from the Abnoub district in Assiut Governorate, submitted an urgent statement to the ministers of foreign affairs and immigration regarding the detention of 250 Egyptians from Assiut in an illegal immigrant center in …
In February 2021, the government of Egypt’s cabinet put forth a comprehensive draft of the personal status law to the parliament. The proposal garnered massive backlash due to what was perceived as a peeling back of progress on women’s rights. Consequently, the bill was withdrawn, and President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi …
The continued application of the state of emergency in Egypt has had a devastating effect on human rights abuses, concludes the Committee for Justice (CFJ) in a recent report.
The Egyptian government has started implementing the law stipulating the dismissal of Muslim Brotherhood members from public and private positions, Arabi21.com reported on Tuesday.
Egypt’s House of Representatives approved, on Tuesday, the new Water Resources and Irrigation Law, after weeks of discussions.
The Egyptian House of Representatives on Monday, approved submitted a bill 10 MPs aimed at dismissing employees affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood from the state’s administrative apparatus.
Throughout its modern history, Egypt has voluntarily signed onto international treaties and sought membership in international bodies, committing to the international order. But a recent amendment to the country’s laws, if passed, threatens to rob these acts of meaning, isolating Egypt and subjecting its highest judicial power to politicization.