President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issued on Saturday a presidential decree no. 268/2022 on appointing Mohamed Eid Mahgoub as the president of the Court of Cassation as of July.
Egyptian court sentences Al Jazeera presenter in absentia to 15 years in prison
An Egyptian journalist and presenter for Al Jazeera has been sentenced to 15 years in absentia for hosting and interviewing former presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh.
A Quick Guide to How Laws Are Made in Egypt
A potential proposal to add an article criminalizing suicide attempts in Egypt’s penal code ignited controversy on 8 January 2022, with citizens scrutinizing the possibility of Parliament passing it as a law.
Woman sits on key court in Egypt first
Radwa Helmi made history on Saturday as the first woman judge to sit on the bench of Egypt’s State Council, a top court in the Arab country.
Egyptian anti-regime celebrities Amr Waked, Khaled Abol-Naga expelled from actors’ union over alleged ‘high treason’
A Cairo administrative court rejected on Wednesday a lawsuit filed by Egyptian actors Amr Waked and Khaled Abol-Naga contesting the decision of the actors’ syndicate to expel them over allegedly committing “high treason”.
Court ruling says local authorities need not provide cemeteries for those not of ‘the 3 faiths’
A court ruling this week exempted local authorities in Alexandria of the responsibility to provide people of the Baha’i faith the space to bury their dead.
In a first, Egypt appoints 98 female judges in State Council
Ninety-eight female judges took oath on Tuesday to assume work at the State Council, in the first sitting of any woman as a judge on the bench of the council’s courts since it was established 75 years ago.
Egypt Permits Women to Work in Egypt’s State Council, Public Prosecution
In a meeting with the Supreme Council of Judicial Bodies on Wednesday, it was announced in a historic decision that Egyptian women will be allowed to work in the State Council and the Public Prosecution as of the first of October of this year, Spokesman of the Presidency said in …
50 female judges to be appointed within 3 months, decision excludes female law school graduates
Women are to have a two-week window to apply for 40 to 50 mid-level positions within the State Council, but only those already employed by the State Lawsuits Authority and the Administrative Prosecution.
Egypt’s Sisi Orders State Council, Public Prosecution to Hire Women
Marking International Women’s Day, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi ordered the Ministry of Justice to allow Egyptian women to hold positions in the State Council and the Egyptian Public Prosecution.