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Minya court acquits 91 arrested following Rabaa dispersal

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Defendants were accused of protesting without a permit and assaulting security forces

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Prosecutor sends 163 to court for committing ‘massacre’

  /  July 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Defendants are facing charges of murder and attacking security forces

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5 sentenced to 5 years imprisonment for amputating man’s finger

  /  July 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Verdict comes after allegations of torture against pro-Morsi supporters in Rabaa Al-Adaweya sit-in

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2 to serve 1-year suspended sentence for sexual harassment

  /  July 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Accused were sentenced to another year’s hard labour for attacking a police conscript immediately after the harassment of female victims

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Ban on Mubarak party members in upcoming elections overturned

  /  July 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Court cites lack of corruption evidence against National Democratic Party members to uphold decision

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Former PM Qandil ordered release from prison

  /  July 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Court accepts Hesham Qandil’s appeal against one-year prison sentence

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High-profile Jihadist trial postponed

  /  July 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The defendant, Mohamed al-Zawahiri, a high-ranking leader of militant group Al-Salafeya Al-Jihadeya is charged with “endangering national security”

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The special court for Sierra Leone rests – for good

  /  July 1, 2014  /  In Focus  /  1 Comment

The court, ruling in April 2012, found Mr Taylor guilty of five counts of crimes against humanity, five counts of war crimes and one count of other serious violations of international humanitarian law perpetrated by Sierra Leone’s Revolutionary United Front (RUF) rebels, who he supported.

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17 on trial for post-Rabaa Al-Adaweya violence

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

Prosecution accuses 17 individuals of killing six citizens in Alexandria the day after the August 2013 dispersals

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Mubarak sons released on EGP 1M bail over illicit gains charges

  /  June 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Alaa and Gamal Mubarak to remain in custody, serving a four-year prison sentence for embezzlement

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Morsi ‘Presidential Palace’ trial postponed until Thursday

  /  June 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Cairo Criminal Court puts trial on hold due to absence of witnesses

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Another journalist sentenced to prison

  /  June 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Suez court gives Ahmed Rahman Shaheen three years

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More sentenced in Mansoura ‘violence and terrorism’ cases

  /  June 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Prison sentences vary from one year to life in prison

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We must respect judicial rulings: Al-Sisi

  /  June 24, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egyptian foreign ministry “strongly rejects” foreign comments on Al-Jazeera journalists’ sentencing; US calls on Al-Sisi to pardon sentenced defendants

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Journalists investigated for violating controversial Protest Law

  /  June 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Investigators are looking into events held at the Press Syndicate to show solidarity with blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah and 24 others recently sentenced to prison

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64 revolutionary anniversary detainees acquitted

  /  June 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

68 detainees appealed two-year hard labour prison sentence with 64 acquitted

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24 sentenced to life imprisonment in Mansoura for killing taxi driver

  /  June 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Court specialising in terrorism cases sentences the two dozen, allegedly associated to the banned Muslim Brotherhood

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Britain summons Egyptian ambassador over Jazeera verdicts

  /  June 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Two British journalists working for the network were handed 10-year sentences.

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Tahrir mass assault trial scheduled for Wednesday

  /  June 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

At least 12 face trial for mass sexual assault during three separate demonstrations in Tahrir Square this year

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Sexual harasser sentenced to 1 year

  /  June 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Swift prison sentence for bus passenger who took a photo of a sleeping woman

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Protest Law to be appealed before SCC

  /  June 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

An NGO and a law centre had both filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the infamous law

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Morsi ‘Prison Break’ trial postponed

  /  June 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Testimony set to conclude on 28 June

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Two men face trial for assaulting policeman, sexually harassing two women

  /  June 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Police arrests eighth suspect in Tahrir sexual assault incident while YouTube removes videos of sexual assault where victim is identified

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High-profile Muslim Brotherhood trial postponed

  /  June 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Badie, Erian, 12 others accused of inciting violence at Istiqama Mosque

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Alaa Abdel Fattah and others’ prison sentence widely condemned

  /  June 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Abdel Fattah’s sisters protest the sentence outside the presidential palace; verdict described by Amnesty as “outrageous travesty of Justice”

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Misr Al-Qawia Party calls for the release of its student member

  /  June 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

AFTE releases report documenting students’ political activism since the January 2011 revolution

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‘Unjust to focus’ on Rafah: Egyptian ambassador to Palestine

  /  June 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

For the past 11 months, Egyptian authorities have repeatedly shut down the border crossing and it is estimated that thousands need to travel

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Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood ‘Presidential Palace’ trial delayed

  /  June 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  7 Comments

Court will hear additional testimony when it resumes later this month

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Alaa Abdel Fattah, 24 others handed 15-year sentences

  /  June 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

Accused sentenced in absentia for breaching Protest Law; Abdel Fattah and two other defendants arrested shortly afterwards

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Court rules election of Libya PM Miitig unconstitutional

  /  June 9, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  9 Comments

Outgoing prime minister Abdullah Al-Thani had refused to recognise Miitig’s government, saying he would await the judiciary’s decision before handing over power.

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