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 ‘A child for sale’

  /  May 14, 2015  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

At least 5,500 children are missing since 2014, exposed to trafficking, rape and murder

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Sentence against police officer annulled in Sayed Belal case

  /  May 13, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Officer Osama Al-Konaisy was handed 15 years in prison before court ordered retrial

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Returning defendants to detention is merely political resolution: Mahienour’s lawyer

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

Mahienour El-Massry’s and Yousef Sha’ban’s detention location remained unknown for hours after judge’s decision

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Police officer detained for taking out driver’s eye

  /  May 12, 2015  /  Egypt  /  No Comments

Prosecution ordered detention of the officer for four days pending investigations

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Judge survives assassination attempt in Helwan

  /  May 10, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Judge Moataz Khafaga handles Muslim Brotherhood cases, fingers point to the group for attack

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Police officer pleads innocence in Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh’s case

  /  May 10, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The defendant admitted he was masked person appearing in photos, Al-Haqanya reported

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2 conscripts dead in North Sinai following militant attack

  /  May 9, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The military spokesperson announced killings of at least 700 militants since October

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4 killed in violent clashes in Damietta

  /  May 9, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Basarta village enters sixth day of unrest with dozens of arrests

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1 conscript killed, 13 female protesters arrested in Damietta clashes

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

Despite security force successes in limiting Brotherhood-affiliated protests in cities, small villages continue defiance of security presence

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Less freedom, more violence: Report on journalists’ everyday struggle

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

“I was attacked by a police officer for voicing people’s complaints against him,” says journalist Sally Ghaleb

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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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Court sentences 5 to death in Kerdasa police killings

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

Judge Nagy Shehata sentenced 183 of 188 defendants to death in February in same case

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No orders from above: Journalists

  /  May 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Report criticising Ministry of Interior is warning to state officials, Al-Masry Al-Youm journalist says

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Clashes break out between students, security forces in 6th of October City: SAC

  /  May 3, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The Interior Ministry could not confirm or deny this incident

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Police, journalists’ dispute intensifies

  /  April 29, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Journalists march from syndicate to Prosecutor General’s office, accuse former interior minister of killing female journalist last year

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‘Human life has become cheap’: Al-Ahram

  /  April 26, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Article in state-owned newspaper follows caustic reports in newspapers Al-Masry Al-Youm and Al-Dostour that targeted police violations

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Journalists to protest in solidarity with Al-Masry Al-Youm journalists

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

Investigation date set for Sunday for five journalists following their special report on alleged police violations

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Newspapers, interior ministry dispute intensifies

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

Newspapers continue to criticise police on front pages, journalists continued to be interrogated, face charges of “spreading false news”

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13 students arrested during clashes at Cairo University

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

Yahia Al-Ghozlan, son of Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohmoud Al-Ghozlan, was among those arrested during Sunday’s clashes

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Court sentences 22 to death in Kerdasa police killings

  /  April 20, 2015  /  Politics  /  No Comments

14 minors received 10 years imprisonment

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Al-Masry Al-Youm articles on police violations ‘libellous’: MOI

  /  April 19, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Newspaper published seven pages documenting alleged police abuses

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Prosecution to investigate torture of ‘Suez terrorist cell’ defendants

  /  April 19, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Accused argued they were subjected to torture in Borg Al-Arab prison

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Arrested journalist recommended by interior ministry: Al-Dostour

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

Police denies involvement in appointing journalist

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Army pilot, policeman quarrel turns large scale over driving licence

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

Police facility and prosecution besieged, before issue solved ‘friendly’

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Court upholds Abu Ismail’s prison sentence

  /  April 14, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Salafi preacher convicted of forging official documents to run in 2012 presidential elections

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Cairo anti-sexual harassment initiative traces group assault case during Sham El-Nessim

  /  April 14, 2015  /  Egypt  /  No Comments

“Guys place bets on whoever harasses women most,” says founder of ‘I Saw Harassment’

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Arrested journalist ‘scapegoat’ in police critical articles controversy

  /  April 13, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

“It is irrational for the journalist to be arrested while the owner of the newspaper is untouched,” says a source close to defendant

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Journalist arrested over articles critical of police

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

Al-Dostor reporter was arrested on “criminal charges” days after publishing investigative report series covering alleged “police violations”

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Police officers referred to court on accusations of torturing lawyer to death

  /  April 8, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Reports of death due to torture in police stations have increased since year beginning

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Armed ‘criminal’ killed in Imbaba police station attack

  /  April 8, 2015  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Policeman and civilian injured in the attack

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