A Somali teenager accused of killing a tuk-tuk driver whom she alleged had tried to rape her has been released from custody in Egypt, according to reports.
An Egyptian court has sentenced former presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh and several prominent figures from the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to lengthy jail terms on Sunday for “spreading false news” and plotting to overthrow the state, reports Agence France-Presse and the Reuters news agency.
The Minya Criminal Court in southern Egypt sentenced nine people to death by hanging after accusing them of killing 11 people “in revenge” for the death of their relative in 2011.
Cairo’s Court of Misdemeanours sentenced Yahya Hussein Abdel Hadi, co-founder of the Civil Democratic Movement, to four years in prison, for disseminating false news, his lawyer, Khaled Ali said.
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.
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’.
An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced a leader from the banned Muslim Brotherhood party to life imprisonment over his role in a border and prison infiltration case, after receiving a life sentence last year for different charges.
Trending on the social media is the case of Mahmoud Ezzat, the acting leader of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo. He has just been sentenced to life imprisonment for storming the so-called #Egypt’s eastern borders.
Researcher Patrick Zaki’s trial postponed amid legal challenges to constitutionality of ongoing emergency trials
An emergency court adjourned a Tuesday session in the trial of Patrick George Zaki, a researcher who was investigated for false news charges in relation to writing on Coptic affairs in Egypt, as Zaki’s defense team make a bid to challenge the competency of the emergency courts to judge his …