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14 Egyptians sentenced to death for allegedly killing soldier

An Egyptian military court has referred the files of 14 defendants to the country’s top religious authority, the Grand Mufti, seeking his approval of their execution. The defendants have been convicted of violence and allegedly killing a soldier in the northern governorate of Alexandria in 2014 and 2015, according to …

Egyptian military court reduces sentences against 34 Brotherhood defendants

An Egyptian military court has reduced the life sentences imposed on 34 defendants to between five and seven years, their lawyer has told Anadolu. They had originally been found guilty of being members of the now-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, committing acts of violence and vandalising public property in the southern province …

With military jurisdiction lifted, protest cases to go to State Security Emergency courts

Military courts will no longer be handling protest cases, according to a verdict issued Saturday by the Egyptian Constitutional Court. Under the state of emergency extended for three months by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, protest cases are expected to be handled by State Security Emergency courts.

Sexual and physical harassment of female prisoners in Sisi’s prisons

A Cairo-based human rights group, Egyptian Coordination for Rights and Freedoms, has revealed that dozens of women arrested on political grounds have suffered physical and sexual harassment. They have also been tried before military courts on fabricated charges.

40 civilians referred to military trial in Minya

Forty people were referred to military court in the southern city of Minya, 25 of whom are to be tried in absentia, according to comments Khalid al-Komy, the defendants’ lawyer, gave to al-Masry al-Youm. The first court session is scheduled for August 8, the military prosecution announced on Thursday.

Judge sends 253 ‘Ultras White Knights’ fans to military prosecution

Alexandria Public Prosecution on Thursday sent 235 Zamalek football club fans to the military prosecution to commence an investigation on the “Borg al-Arab incident”, Judge Mohammed Salah Gaber, the first attorney-general of West Alexandria prosecutions, announced.

Executing Justice in Egypt

On June 7, the Court of Cassation, Egypt’s highest court, issued a ruling reaffirming the death penalty for six young men from Mansoura who have been in jail since 2014. This is part of a surge in executions over the past few years. Executions increased from 15 in 2014 to 22 in …

Sisi to ratify Tiran and Sanafir agreement within days: Source

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will move to ratify the Tiran and Sanafir islands agreement in a matter of days, according to an official source who spoke to Mada Masr on condition of anonymity.