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Egypt: Peaceful activists among hundreds subjected to arbitrary overnight probation measures

Egyptian authorities are continuing their use of arbitrary and excessive overnight probation measures to further punish peaceful activists by forcing them to overnight in crowded police cells after their release from prison, said Amnesty International today.

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Egypt: Family of deputy Brotherhood guide persecuted since 2013

The family of Khayrat Al-Shater, deputy to the Supreme Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood, has been subject to persecution since July 2013 when he refused to accept the military coup against late Egyptian President Mohammad Morsi, Arabi 21 reported yesterday.

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Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood leader Khairat el-Shater denies spying charges in rare court statement

A senior figure in Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood has denied charges of spying for Hamas in his first statement to a court since being arrested in 2013 in the aftermath of the coup that removed president Mohamed Morsi.

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Egypt’s Fatima Qandil: the first female judge to sit on the judicial panel of the Egyptian criminal court

Fatima Qandil is the first female judge to take up the judges panel in Egypt’s Criminal Court. The criminal court held a session on Sunday regarding a case of stock market manipulation. The case was led by judge Mohamed El-Feki alongside Qandil, Mahmoud Mohammad Yahya Rashdan, Abdullah Abdul Aziz Metwally …

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Egypt president appoints top judges after constitutional amendments

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi swore in the heads of two top judicial bodies over the weekend following constitutional amendments passed in April that granted the president increased power over the selection process allegedly as part of his ongoing fight against terrorism.

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Arresting Hope in Egypt

When the Egyptian authorities arrested yet another group of well-known public figures in late June, the detainees were accused of involvement in a Muslim Brotherhood plot to bring down the government. Meanwhile, the Trump administration in the United States continues to give serious consideration to designating the Muslim Brotherhood a …

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