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More video evidence presented as Al Jazeera trial resumes

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

Journalists briefly dismissed from Tora prison courtroom for interacting with defendants

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Morsi and Brotherhood leaders appear in court for espionage trial

  /  April 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Trial of Brotherhood leadership for espionage is postponed to next week

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Al Jazeera trial resumes

  /  April 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Sixth court session for Al Jazeera journalists underway at Tora Prison

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51 referred to criminal court for Helwan violence

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Prosecution refers 51 suspects to criminal court on charges that include murder and vandalism

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Fahmy presses Arab League chief on activating terrorism convention

  /  April 16, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Foreign minister and Arab League Secretary General discuss terrorism and regional issues

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Court ruling prohibits Brotherhood from running in elections

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Primary Alexandria Court forbids SEC from accepting the nomination of members of the Muslim Brotherhood in upcoming polls

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Man shot dead inside police station

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

The suspect is currently detained and is facing investigation

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Cairo court officially rules Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis a terrorist organisation

  /  April 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  6 Comments

Sinai-based militant group has claimed responsibility for a string of violence

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The Brotherhood and Britain: The ‘terrorists or us’ theory

  /  April 13, 2014  /  Opinion  /  3 Comments

The British decision to launch an investigation into the Muslim Brotherhood and its alleged links with radical militancy has sparked widespread controversy. Many people are justifiably surprised by the sudden decision and the possibility that it is read the rest…

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Morsi trial postponed for second straight day

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

The former president will have hearings on at least five consecutive days this week

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Al-Beltagy, Hegazy on trial for 2011 torture case

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

Influential Islamist leaders accused of torture in Tahrir Square

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Anti-terrorism legislation should be scrapped or changed: Amnesty International

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

Amnesty International warns that new potential anti-terrorism legislation could be abused by authorities

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Anti-Coup Alliance describes Ashton visit as ‘evil’

  /  April 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

EU Election Observation Mission to monitor presidential elections

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17 Morsi supporters sentenced for Shubra violence

  /  April 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Defendants found guilty of a number of violence-related charges

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Egypt court rejects new judges for Morsi trials

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

The court is now expected to set a date for the resumption of each of the two trials involving jailbreak and espionage charges

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Current government ‘a regime worse than Mubarak’: Alaa Abdel Fattah

  /  April 5, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

NCHR member Mohamed Abdel Kouddous calls on Hamdeen Sabahy not to participate in “staged presidential election”

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Morsi trial postponed to Sunday

  /  April 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  6 Comments

Former president is on trial, along with 14 other prominent Islamist leaders, for inciting the killing of demonstrators

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Trial of Badie, Hegazy, others postponed

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

Trial of Islamist leaders who face charges of blocking a road and inciting violence adjourned to next week

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Muslim Brotherhood responds to British terrorism probe

  /  April 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egyptian government praised the investigation into the Brotherhood’s “philosophy, activities and impact”, while Brotherhood condemned “coup” government’s efforts to “falsify facts”

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Defence team walks out of ‘Rabaa operations’ trial

and   /  April 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Judge told defendant to “shut up”, defence lawyer says

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Britain orders probe into Muslim Brotherhood

  /  April 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The probe could reportedly lead to a ban on the Muslim Brotherhood in Britain, which is already outlawed in Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

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Presidential elections to begin 26 May

  /  March 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

Door for application of presidential candidates opens Monday

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Update: FJP members Azhari, Al-Ashry sentenced to two years

  /  March 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Giza court finds the pair guilty of harbouring FJP head Beltagy

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Beltagy, others appear in court

  /  March 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Beltagy and controversial imam and Muslim Brotherhood supporter Safwat Hegazy appeared in court in Cairo’s Tora Prison for the torture of two police officers at a pro-Mohamed Morsi sit-in at Rabaa Al-Adaweya Mosque in Nasr City.

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Court sentences two to death for killing child

  /  March 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Death sentence of two men involved in deadly Sidi Gaber clashes referred to the Mufti

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Egypt’s judges may be independent, but many are following the regime’s political agenda

  /  March 29, 2014  /  Opinion  /  2 Comments

By Nour Bakr The sentencing of 529 alleged Muslim Brotherhood members and supporters to death this week provoked almost universal outrage at the large-scale, and procedurally inept manner through which it was applied. Whilst many read the rest…

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In Pictures: Cairo University protests

  /  March 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

By AbdelHalim H. AbdAllah Clashes erupted in Cairo University on Wednesday evening when hundreds of students from the universities of Cairo and Al-Azhar participated in a rally organised by Students Against the Coup (SAC). The protest reached read the rest…

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Badie and 51 others to stand trial next week for ‘operations room’ case

  /  March 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The Muslim Brotherhood’s Supreme Guide is accused of misleading the public and “spreading chaos” on 14 August

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Mass trial in Minya postponed to 28 April

  /  March 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Defence lawyers boycott trial

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Qatar calls for dialogue in Egypt

  /  March 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Relations between Egypt and the Gulf state have been strained over Doha’s backing for Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, who was ousted by the army in July following nationwide protests.

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