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Badie and 14 others handed life imprisonment in Giza clashes trial

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

Defendants charged with murder and inciting violence

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Prosecutor sends 3 to court over “terrorism” charges

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

Defendants facing charges of possessing firearms and inciting violence

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Number of hunger strikers in and out of prisons reaches 143: ANHRI

  /  September 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Dozens have recently started hunger strikes to call for release of political prisoners and for abolishing the infamous Protest Law

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Amnesty calls on Egypt to release protesters arrested for challenging Protest Law

  /  September 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The international human rights watchdog says testimonies and available information suggest that the charges are “almost certainly baseless”

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Ministry of Endowments warns against politically-affiliated religious NGOs

  /  September 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The ministry says Al-Azhar to supervise Friday sermons along a common theme

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Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis claims responsibility for attack on security convoy

  /  September 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

A video surfaced showing convoy exploding into thick black smoke

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Al-Jamaa Al-Islamiya’s political wing faces possible dissolution over terrorism charges

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

Political Parties Affairs Committee forwards case to prosecution for investigation

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Building and Development party condemns dissolution of Islamist parties

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Islamist leaders fear removing Islamist parties from politics might give way to a new wave of fundamentalism

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Anti-Coup Alliance calls for partial strike

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

Escalation comes after the pro-Morsi alliance organised weekly protests throughout the past year

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Two die in Giza neighbourhood: FJP and police denies deaths

  /  August 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Protesters mark the one year anniversary of Rabaa amid high tensions

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Mubarak awaits court ruling, due on 27 September

  /  August 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Mubarak’s interior minister Al-Adly described 25 January as a conspiracy and 30 June, a revolution

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HRW Rabaa report receives mixed reactions

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

SIS criticises report for ignoring Brotherhood’s “terrorist operations”

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Brotherhood affiliated groups condemn FJP ban

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

by Adham Youssef The pro-Morsi Anti-Coup Alliance condemned Sunday the ban on the Muslim Brotherhood’s political wing, the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), describing it as an unlawful and void decision. The alliance said in read the rest…

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Top Egypt court dissolves FJP

  /  August 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

The court decision is final and is described by the Brotherhood as one which is “legally null”

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Douma trial postponed

  /  August 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Renowned activist accused of committing violence in 2011

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Minya court acquits 91 arrested following Rabaa dispersal

  /  July 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

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  /  1 Comment

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  /  23 Comments

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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