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Egypt Parliament approves inclusion of companies and unions in terrorism lists

Egyptian parliament approved by a majority of the draft law of terrorist entities lists, which provides for expanding the definition of “terrorist entity” to include new categories, such as companies and unions, under the pretext of combating “money laundering and financing terrorism.”

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Egyptian judiciary sentences 112 detainees to life in prison

On Monday, the Military Court in Egypt sentenced 112 detainees to life in prison, alleging that they have been affiliated to Hasm Movement that the Egyptian authorities classify as terrorist, and involved in case No. 64 of 2017, Northern Military Prosecution Cairo, known as the Assistant Attorney General or the Case of Hasm Movement (HM).

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‘Be transparent about his whereabouts’: US Senator tells Egypt to reveal location of Mostafa al-Naggar

US Republican Senator Marco Rubio called on the Egyptian government to disclose the location of Mostafa al-Naggar, a prominent activist and former politician who has been missing for more than 16 months.

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Resetting the prison clock: Abouel Fotouh charged in new case days before completing maximum two years in remand detention

Two weeks before jailed former presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Abouel Fotouh reached the two-year legal limit for remand detention, prosecutors charged him in a new case, effectively resetting the detention clock and allowing authorities to keep him locked up without trial for an additional 24 months.

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Egypt arrests 32 women from prominent North Sinai tribe

Thirty-two women from the Fawakhira tribe in North Sinai have been arrested, according to Al Jazeera Arabic. Following the announcement of US President Donald Trump’s peace plan last week, the threat level in Sinai has been raised to the highest point. Security forces say they are pre-empting developments in the …

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