Egypt’s former anti-corruption chief was released from jail on Tuesday but new charges were brought against him in a new case, a government official and activists have said.
Kuwaiti human rights activists and lawmakers have criticised a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by the Gulf state’s Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha) with the Egyptian Administrative Control Authority (ACA) to fight corruption; saying Cairo is ranked among the countries with the highest level of corruption according to Transparency International.
An Egyptian court on Sunday upheld a five-year prison sentence for the country’s former anti-corruption chief, found guilty of insulting the military, legal sources said.
In Egypt there is no star brighter than that of footballing legend Mohamed Salah. Just this month, he was named PFA player of the year, and Egyptian Twitter danced deep into the night. Coming on the heels of an “election” dubbed farcical by The Washington Post, The New Yorker and The Economist, to …
Responding to the sentencing of Hisham Genina, former head of the Central Auditing Organisation in Egypt, to five years in prison on charges of “publishing false information for harming national security”, Amnesty International’s North Africa Campaigns Director, Najia Bounaim said:
Hesham Geneina, the former head of the Central Auditing Authority, was sentenced to five years in prison by a military court on Tuesday. His defense team intends to take steps to file an appeal against the verdict, according to lawyer Hossam Lotfy.
The philosopher Walter Benjamin once wrote that ‘behind every fascism, there is a failed revolution’. Well, in Egypt, behind its very own modern ‘fascism’, or for the sake of lugubrious debate, ‘totalitarianism’, you’ll find the corpses of revolutionaries.
A military court adjourned the trial of former top auditor Hisham Geneina to April 18 and referred him to the El-Manial Specialized University Hospital to evaluate his health.
Egypt’s military prosecution yesterday referred the former head of the country’s Central Auditing Organization (HAC), Hisham Geneina, to a military court accusing him of “spreading news that harms the armed forces”, the Anadolu Agency reported, quoting his lawyer Ali Taha.
Egypt’s military prosecution renewed the detention order for former head of the Central Auditing Authority (CAA) Hesham Geniena for an additional 45 days on Tuesday, pending investigations into his claims that detained former Armed Forces Chief of Staff Sami Anan had documents implicating the state in a number of violent …