Egypt’s highest appellate court has upheld prison sentences against 27 policemen for “disrupting” the flow of work, according to the official MENA news agency on Wednesday, reports Anadolu Agency.
Britain is Egypt’s largest foreign investor. Yet at the recent Arab-EU summit, Theresa May was oddly quiet on rights abuses.
‘External pressure’ on Parliament prevents removal of convicted MPs, blocks implementation of corruption verdicts
Despite court rulings that should put three MPs on the path to having their memberships revoked, Parliament’s leadership has largely dragged its feet in carrying out the process without providing much of an explanation.
Egypt has been withholding the bodies of several prisoners after their execution, preventing their families from burying them, according to Ahmed El-Attar of Egyptian Coordination for Rights and Freedoms.
Egypt’s Court of Cassation on Monday upheld an earlier ruling by the al-Mahalla al-Kubra Criminal Court sentencing nine police officers for 7 years for allegedly killed four citizens by shooting them while they were in a car behind a factory in al-Mahalla al-Kubra.
Egyptian Actor Amr Waked Sentenced to Eight Years in Jail for “Spreading False News and Insulting State Institutions”
Prominent Egyptian actor Amr Waked said he has no intention of returning to Egypt at the moment, after what he called “the confiscation of his rights”, in response to his political positions as of July 2013.
The Cairo Criminal Court yesterday sentenced one man to death and four others to life imprisonment in the case known as “the October Terrorist cell” case.
Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid, widely known as Shawkan, walked free on Sunday after spending over five years in jail.
Senior Muslims Brotherhood leader Mohamed Beltagy has been suffering from a critical health condition in the Egypt’s notorious Aqrab prison, his family said yesterday.
Egypt’s February 20 execution of nine men brought the total number of judicial executions so far this month to at least 15.