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6 Mansoura University students sentenced to 3-7 years in prison by military court

  /  May 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Since last October, 184 students have been referred to military trial according to an Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF) survey

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3 policemen referred to trial over torture accusations

  /  May 25, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Detained man was allegedly beaten to death in police station

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Egypt’s judiciary unites opposing political currents in one trial

  /  May 23, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Mohamed Morsi, Alaa Abdel Fattah, Amr Hamzawy among 25 accused of ‘insulting judiciary’

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Halting capital gains tax blow for social justice: ECESR

  /  May 20, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Government continues to pursue same polices undertaken by NDP, by favouring interests of investors and businessmen over those of citizens, the statement read

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Journalists act out in defence of co-defendant journalist Youssef Shaaban

  /  May 20, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Mahienour El-Massry allowed lawyer visit in jail

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Luxor governor, mayors allowed judicial seizure

  /  May 18, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

“Decision aims at counter fighting illegal construction,” says governorate

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Amended law empowers NCHR members during prison visits

  /  May 18, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

“NCHR to start inspection with Tora Prison next week,” says member

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Political parties seek ‘immunity from dissolution’ for next parliament

  /  May 17, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Parties submit new proposals for elections to president

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Justice minister resigns, new appointment expected

  /  May 12, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Experts question whether minister’s replacement will really help the reality of social equality and justice in Egypt

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Lawyers prohibited from visiting detained minors: NGO

  /  May 6, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Article 53 of lawyer’s code grants authorised lawyers the right to visit anyone detained in public prisons at any time

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Newly amended parliamentary law awaits cabinet approval

  /  April 15, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Politicians maintain parliament is unrepresentative and alarmingly lacking youth

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Political parties disagree on constituency of elections lists distributions

  /  April 4, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Mehleb met parties’ representatives to amend electoral districts law

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Journalists’ detention, electronic press among upcoming challenges: Qallash

  /  March 31, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

“The syndicate stood still for [a long period] and is capable of more,” says new Press Syndicate head

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A butterfly effect could turn things upside down: Hala Shukrallah

  /  March 21, 2015  /  interviews  /  No Comments

Daily News Egypt spoke to Shukrallah about the future of politics in Egypt, and whether the rule of the military is serving democracy

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Parliamentary election procedures to begin from scratch: State Council

  /  March 18, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Electoral commission to refund candidacy insurance fees

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Torture, abuse, death daily occurrences in Egypt’s detention centres

  /  March 16, 2015  /  Egypt  /  No Comments

Rights group documents 82 cases of deaths and severe physical abuse in February, legal experts convene to draft new anti-torture law

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Women rally women to work in reality for parliamentary success

  /  March 8, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

2014 is “setback” in terms of women’s political empowerment, says report

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Dual-citizenship holders to run in parliament for first time in years

  /  March 7, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

‘Those behind the law imposing the sole Egyptian nationality doubted others’ patriotism,’ says expert

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Parties welcome court decision postponing elections

  /  March 1, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Parliamentary elections were set to take place this month, with parties now urging government for quick amendments

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Egyptian parliament: To be or not to be?

  /  February 23, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Senior legal advisors say parliamentary law is unconstitutional

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Egypt concerned over Yemen situation

  /  February 8, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Al-Houthi announced new parliament and interim government Friday

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Supreme Court to judge constitutionality of Protest Law

  /  January 20, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

A decision to be reached within a month, says lawyer

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Calls for a ‘religious revolution’

  /  January 13, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

Al-Sisi’s call for a “religious revolution” was criticised, but was not followed by protests

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NGOs’ reports slam judicial, security and economic system of 2014

  /  January 4, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

“Decisions that affect the entire populations are made in a legislative vacuum, without transparency and in the absence of accountability mechanisms,” says EIPR

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Presidential pardon for Protest Law detainees expected: Human rights advocates

  /  January 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Expected on list include Ahmed Douma, Mohamed Soltan, Sanaa Seif, Yara Sallam

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Press Syndicate chairman’s controversial statements shed light on press dilemma

  /  December 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

“Inherited” press law “outdated” and “suspended”: Experts

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Human rights groups calls for ‘presidential palace’ trial defendants amnesty

  /  December 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Defendants handed two year sentences and two years of parole, after appealing earlier sentence of three years

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Court allows re-trial for police personnel convicted in military courts

  /  December 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Police were never subject to military trials in first place, experts say

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NGO requests permission to appeal constitutionality of presidential decree on vital facilities

  /  December 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Hundreds have been referred to military courts since the decree was issued in late October

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Over 150 arrested on charges of ‘debauchery’ since 30 June: EIPR

  /  December 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Bath house raid one of many cases of clampdown on homosexuality since ouster of former President Mohamed Morsi

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