In light of the reactivation of the Presidential Pardon Committee in April, Egyptian rights group Belady has called for releasing 145 women and 89 children imprisoned on political grounds, Al-Araby Al-Jadeed reported on Friday.
Islam Ahmad Khamis is a young Egyptian in his thirties. For seven years, his mother waited for him to return home after he was arrested one day in the winter of 2015 and was subjected to enforced disappearance — extrajudicial detention — on four occasions by the authorities. After disappearing …
A Cairo state security prosecutor ordered this week the detention of Egyptian artist Amir Abdel-Ghani for 15 days, pending further investigation into “terrorism-related” charges, nine days after he was reportedly taken by unidentified men to an unknown location believed to be the state security agency, according to his lawyer.
Sharif al-Rouby, former spokesperson for the April 6 Movement, was arrested on September 17. The following day he was ordered detained in remand pending investigation into charges of joining a terrorist group and spreading false news. He had been out of prison for less than four months.
Egyptian authorities will release 28 pretrial detainees, including journalists and five women, Anadolu news agency reported.
Egypt’s public prosecution has decided to release 46 prisoners, including the prominent left-wing activist and lawyer Haitham Mohamedin and an Al Jazeera journalist, officials and lawyers said.
The Cairo Appeals Prosecution summoned Mada Masr Editor-in-Chief Lina Attalah and journalists Rana Mamdouh, Sara Seif Eddin and Beesan Kassab for interrogation tomorrow at the Public Prosecution office in Rehab.
A number of Nation’s Future Party MPs have filed dozens of complaints against three Mada Masr journalists and against the chief executive at police stations across the country, according to legal paperwork and sources close to the party who spoke to Mada Masr on condition of anonymity.
The prosecution-general is investigating a new Coptic orthodox church fire that erupted in southern Egypt that left no causalities, a statement released on Tuesday said.
An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced a judge to death for murdering his wife, the judiciary said, in the third high-profile femicide case in the country in two months.