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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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Periods in prison: a campaign to get healthcare for women inmates

As a woman detainee waited to learn her fate, another detainee arrived on her period. “She had been disappeared for 3 days and didn’t have a personal bag or anything with her. So when she first arrived she was drenched in her blood. She was a total mess and her …

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Egypt: Female detainees face serious violations inside Sisi’s prisons

A television report reviewed several cases of human rights violations against hundreds of Egyptian female detainees documented by international reports and highlighting the suffering of the families of these detainees amid the silence of the National Council for Human Rights, the National Council for Women and other women’s rights bodies …

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