A Cairo state security prosecutor ordered this week the detention of Egyptian artist Amir Abdel-Ghani for 15 days, pending further investigation into “terrorism-related” charges, nine days after he was reportedly taken by unidentified men to an unknown location believed to be the state security agency, according to his lawyer.
Researcher Ahmed Samir Santawy was sentenced on Monday to three years in prison in a retrial on charges of publishing false news, lawyer Ahmed Ragheb told Mada Masr.
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.
A Cairo state security prosecutor ordered on Monday the detention of journalist Safaa Al-Korbigi for 15 days, pending further investigations into “terrorism-related charges” against her, three days after being reportedly taken by unidentified men to an unknown location, her lawyer Ali Ayoub said.
Researcher Patrick Zaki’s trial postponed amid legal challenges to constitutionality of ongoing emergency trials
An emergency court adjourned a Tuesday session in the trial of Patrick George Zaki, a researcher who was investigated for false news charges in relation to writing on Coptic affairs in Egypt, as Zaki’s defense team make a bid to challenge the competency of the emergency courts to judge his …
Prison sentences issued by an emergency court to Alaa Abdelfattah, Mohamed Baqer and Mohmed Oxygen in October last year do not include the two years they were held on pretrial detention before that.
Prison sentences handed out by an emergency court to writer and activist Alaa Abd El Fattah, lawyer Mohamed al-Baqer and blogger Mohamed “Oxygen” Ibrahim have been ratified, confirming that the two years for which the defendants were held without trial will not be deducted from their sentences, lawyers told Mada …
EIPR: Sentencing of writer for contempt of religion represents continued abuse of 2018 cybercrime law
A man named Marco Girgis was sentenced to five years in prison for contempt of religion and violating family values by a misdemeanors circuit of the Cairo Economic Court on Saturday.
An Egyptian state security court sentenced on Monday sentenced 11 people to prison in a case dubbed the “Hisham Ashmawy terrorist cell”, according to the official state-run Middle East News Agency (MENA).
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has condemned Egypt’s initiation of at least five Emergency State Security Court trials against high-profile human rights defenders, activists and political opponents on alleged speech offences and called to immediately halt the “unjust trials” where no appeal is possible.