Under a bill put together by the Cabinet and currently under review in the House of Representatives, billions of pounds worth of money and assets confiscated by the state could soon be transferred to a new entity that judicial sources and lawmakers told Mada Masr would distance the funds from …
Egypt’s Lawyers Syndicate has suspended an indefinite strike after six lawyers sentenced to prison over an alleged court brawl were released on appeal on Sunday.
The founder and former CEO of Egypt’s Juhayna Food Industries and his son have been released from prison yesterday, after spending about two years in detention, according to Reuters citing security and prison sources, as well as a family member.
At the time when the government of President Abdel-Fattah Al Sisi’s government has been selling Egypt’s assets to Gulf countries in a bid to survive amid the economic crisis, the country’s supreme court ruled that citizens cannot legally challenge any deals made between the state and any other entity.
Door of justice slammed shut in high-profile sectarian case, Thabet now faces civil suit from men who assaulted her
The door was shut on the possibility of justice in a high profile sectarian case last week when the Court of Cassation upheld the acquittal of three men who assaulted Soad Thabet, 74, during sectarian riots in Minya over six years ago.
The Egyptian authorities are finalizing legal measures for the release of a new group of 31 pretrial detainees, Presidential Pardon Committee member Tarek El-Khouly said in a Facebook post on Monday.
An Egyptian military court on Sunday sentenced in absentia a Spain-based critic of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to life in prison over calls for anti-government protests, state media reported.
September 2022 marked one year since the Egyptian government launched the national human rights strategy, but authorities took few if any steps to ease the wholesale campaign of repression against critics or repeal any of the numerous laws that are routinely used to curtail basic freedoms. While authorities released hundreds …
Jailed British-Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah said he has been kept in a “black abyss” for the last ten years, according to the excerpt of a recent letter shared by his sister.
Member of the House of Representatives Tarek al-Khouly, who is also member of the presidential pardon committee, announced Sunday the release of a new batch of prisoners who either were sentenced or being prosecuted in trials pertaining to freedom of expression.