Egypt’s Minister of Justice Omar Marwan said that the Ministry headed to digitizing the litigation system, noting that filing legal cases or suing can be conducted remotely.
As executions rise in Egypt, veteran hangman says he entered Guinness World Records
As human rights groups continue to raise the alarm about the use of the death penalty in Egypt, veteran executioner, Hussein Ashmawy, said he has entered the Guinness World Records for carrying out the highest number of executions in the world.
Amnesty renews call on Egypt to release rights defenders
Amnesty International yesterday renewed its call on Egyptian authorities to “immediately” release prominent human rights defenders detained since last week.
Egypt court adds 26 to ‘terrorism list’
An Egyptian court has put almost 30 people on a terrorism watch list and accused them of joining the Muslim Brotherhood.
Egyptian rights group says jailed director is in ‘danger’ from inhumane treatment
A leading Egyptian rights group, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), said on Monday that its recently detained director Gasser Abdelrazek was “in danger” due to poor conditions in jail.
Egypt cracks down on blasphemy in wave of arrests
In the past few days, several arrest warrants have been issued for Egyptian Christians accused of insulting Islam. A young Muslim man was also detained for mocking the hosts of the Cairo-based Holy Quran Radio Station.
Mariam Mohamed’s death reignites Egypt’s digital #MeToo movement
The recent death of Mariam Mohamed, a 24-year-old Egyptian woman, has spurred a viral wave of shock and outcry on social media.
Egypt releases 5 of Mohamed Soltan’s relatives
Egypt has released five relatives of former political prisoner Mohamed Soltan in a move thought to be linked to Joe Biden’s predicted victory in the presidential elections.
Egypt court convicts 66 defendants over Rabaa dispersal violence
The Cairo Criminal Court on Thursday convicted 66 defendants Rabaa dispersal violence, which took place in August 2013 and killed 632 people according to the official count.
Mubarak’s sons excluded from decision to cancel freezing of funds in ‘manipulating stock exchange’ case
The Central Bank of Egypt has removed the names of seven people from lists of people whose funds are frozen in the case known in the media as “manipulating the stock exchange.”