TV presenter Hala Fahmy and journalist Safaa al-Korbagy, two outspoken critics of senior management at the National Broadcasting Authority, appeared before the Supreme State Security Prosecution in recent days, according to their lawyers.
Leaked photos of the corpse of Egyptian economic researcher Ayman Hadhoud suggest he was tortured before his death, contrary to official claims.
A Cairo state security prosecutor ordered on Monday the detention of journalist Safaa Al-Korbigi for 15 days, pending further investigations into “terrorism-related charges” against her, three days after being reportedly taken by unidentified men to an unknown location, her lawyer Ali Ayoub said.
The Prosecutor-General issued the release of 41 pretrial detainees, including activists, on Sunday, 25 April ahead of Eid al-Fitr holiday.
Egypt’s highest court upheld a life sentence against a leader from the Muslim Brotherhood group on Wednesday.
An Egyptian court sentenced Thursday a former member of parliament and others to ten years in prison for smuggling antiquities out of the country, as part of a campaign to stop the trade.
A leading human rights advocacy group is urging Egyptian authorities to release the autopsy report and investigate the suspicious death of an economic researcher detained two months ago.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi issued a decision to pardon a number of prisoners ahead of the Islamic Eid Al-Fitr and Sinai Liberation Day, according to the official gazette.
The Egyptian Public Prosecution on Monday issued a statement denying any criminal suspicion in the death of Ayman Hadhoud, an economic researcher and member of the Supreme Authority of the Reform and Development Party.
The Cairo Criminal Court on Monday sentenced TikTok star Hanin Hossam to three years in prison and a fine of LE 200,000 over ‘human trafficking’.