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Prosecution orders release of Seif El-Din Ahmed, Nazly Mustafa in Fairmont rape caseProsecution orders release of Seif El-Din Ahmed, Nazly Mustafa in Fairmont rape case

Egypt’s Public Prosecution ordered, on Wednesday, for the release of two provisional detainees who were being held pending investigations into an infamous gang rape case known as the Fairmont incident. The released have been identified as Seif El-Din Ahmed and Nazly Mustafa.

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Italy to indict Egyptian security officers in Giulio Regeni murder case

Italian prosecutors in Rome announced on Thursday that they plan to seek charges against four Egyptian security officers over the torture and death of Italian student Giulio Regeni, in a major breakthrough following a lengthy investigation.

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Keeping the Bodies Buried: Egypt’s closing of the inquiry into the Regeni murder is Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi’s way of avoiding challenges from within

Human rights campaigners around the world celebrated when security agencies in Cairo released three leading members of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) on December 3.

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Court sets verdict date for EIPR asset freeze order after refusing to hear defense

A court session held on Tuesday to rule on the Public Prosecution’s order to freeze the assets of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights was adjourned to December 6, when the judge will issue his verdict, according to lawyer Ragia Omran, a member of EIPR’s defense team.

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Egypt, Italy prosecutions issue conflicting statements over Giulio Regeni’s murder

The Egyptian Public Prosecution and the Italian General Prosecution of Rome issued a joint statement on Monday regarding the latest developments in the 2016 killing of the Italian PhD student, Giulio Regeni, in Cairo.

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Four days since disappearance of photojournalist following national security summons

There was still no news regarding the whereabouts of freelance photojournalist Mohamed El Raai on Sunday, four days after he was summoned to the National Security Agency office in the Cairo neighborhood of Shubra al-Kheima on Wednesday. His family has filed missing persons reports with the public prosecutor and the …

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