Dozens of lawyers stood in silent protest outside a North Giza courthouse on Sunday to oppose the referral of nine lawyers to criminal trial over a 2015 dispute, while the North Giza branch of the Lawyers Syndicate called for a partial strike starting Tuesday.
An Egyptian court has sentenced to death 10 members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood group for coordinating and planning attacks on the police, the state-news agency MENA has reported.
Over the summer last year, Nourhan Moustafa’s brother left the house to attend a meeting with a colleague but, instead, was arrested by National Security Agency officers who stole his money, keys and mobile phone.
Egypt has recently freed several prominent political detainees, raising hopes for an easing of a sweeping crackdown on dissent. But for rights activists, repression remains “systematic” and there is no relaxation in sight.
Prominent Egyptian women’s rights activist Amal Fathy has been sentenced to a year in prison for posting a video on Facebook in which she criticised authorities’ failure to protect women from sexual harassment.
Egypt’s State Security Prosecution has decided to extend the prison term of three Al Jazeera journalists for 45 days, despite reports that one is suffering serious health problems.
On January 8, Egyptian-Palestinian activist Ramy Shaath arrived in Paris after Egyptian authorities released him from prison and deported him after over 900 days in remand detention. He walked out of Charles de Gaulle Airport with his wife Celine Lebrun-Shaath to a cheering crowd of supporters. Yet the conditions of …
Egypt’s prosecution charged veteran Egyptian journalist Khaled El-Balshy earlier this week with spreading fake news and misusing social media.
An Eyptian court on Wednesday sentenced a man to death for beheading another man in a gruesome street murder that shocked the country two months ago.
Two Egyptian police officers convicted of killing Khaled Said almost 12 years ago must compensate his family, a court ruled on Tuesday.