Content creator Mawada al-Adham is set to serve a six-year prison sentence after the Court of Cassation upheld on Saturday the ruling against her and others on “human trafficking” charges, bringing an end to three years of prosecution.
Egypt judge sentenced to death for shocking femicide of wife
An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced a judge to death for murdering his wife, the judiciary said, in the third high-profile femicide case in the country in two months.
Three sentenced to prison in Egypt over filming video of femicide victim Naira Ashraf’s body
An Egyptian court handed down two Egyptian female nurses and one man six months in prison over filming and leaking a video that showed the dead body of femicide victim Naira Ashraf at the morgue before the autopsy, local news outlet El-Watan reported on Sunday evening.
Egypt court calls for live broadcast of the execution of Naira Ashraf’s murderer
The Mansoura Criminal Court announced, on Sunday, the justifications for issuing the death sentence against Mohamed Adel, who killed his colleague Naira Ashraf at Mansoura University gate and before entering the end-of-year exam on June 20.
Egypt: Flawed investigation into death in custody missed opportunity for justice
The Egyptian authorities have failed to conduct an independent, effective, and transparent investigation into the suspicious death in custody of the economist Ayman Hadhoud, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today. The prosecutors who investigated his death ignored mounting evidence that the authorities forcibly disappeared, tortured and otherwise ill-treated …
Lawsuit filed against public prosecutor by sister of activist Alaa Abd El Fattah ruled inadmissible by court
The family of imprisoned activist Alaa Abd El Fattah will not be able to sue Egypt’s public prosecutor for professional misconduct, the legal team that filed the case told Mada Masr on Monday.
10 people sentenced to death on terrorism charges in Egypt
An Egyptian court sentenced 10 people to death and more than 50 others to life in prison on Tuesday after they were convicted of supporting or carrying out attacks against security forces and sabotage of state infrastructure.
Sisi appoints new heads of court of cassation, State Lawsuits Authority, State Council
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.
Court to rule on appeal against closure of Hadhoud case on June 23, allows family lawyers access to case files for 1st time
Lawyers for the family of Ayman Hadhoud were finally allowed to review the case files in the investigation into the researcher’s death on Saturday, after weeks of demanding access to them as part of their appeal against the prosecution’s decision to close the case, lawyer Fatma Serag told Mada Masr.
Egypt to notify Interpol to issue red notice against 6 members of Muslim Brotherhood
An Egyptian court ordered, on Saturday, to send a notification to Interpol to issue a red notice against 6 members of the banned group of the Muslim Brotherhood, El Watan newspaper reported.