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US calls for probe of Egyptian economist’s death ‘without delay’, after Cairo closes case

The US State Department on Tuesday reiterated a call for Egypt to conduct an “investigation without delay” into the death of economist Ayman Hadhoud, after an Egyptian court upheld a decision to close his case.

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Court to rule on appeal against closure of Hadhoud case on June 23, allows family lawyers access to case files for 1st time

Lawyers for the family of Ayman Hadhoud were finally allowed to review the case files in the investigation into the researcher’s death on Saturday, after weeks of demanding access to them as part of their appeal against the prosecution’s decision to close the case, lawyer Fatma Serag told Mada Masr.

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17-yr-old convicted of ‘prostitution’ based on social media content used to convict ‘human trafficker’ of sexually exploiting her

TikTok content creator Moka Hegazi, 17, was convicted in February of “prostitution, and inviting debauchery” by a juvenile court that leveraged photographs and video footage shared on her TikTok account to evidence the ruling, her lawyer, Aziza al-Taweel told Mada Masr.

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Egypt: Alaa Abd el-Fattah denied lawyer access despite first permit in over a year

Egyptian lawyer Khaled Ali on Thursday said prison authorities have denied him access to Egyptian-British political prisoner Alaa Abd el-Fattah, who has not been allowed lawyer visits since 2020, despite having acquired an official permit, the first in over a year.

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