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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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Death sentences upheld for 183, including MB Supreme Guide

  /  June 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  5 Comments

Controversial Minya court ratifies death sentences, hands down 4 life sentences

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Board members of Doctors’ Syndicate attempt to visit Soltan

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

Police officers refused the members access to hunger striking detainee, despite deteriorating health

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Al-Beltagy fined for insulting president of Al-Zamalek club

  /  May 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The Muslim Brotherhood leader faces an array of charges in various other cases

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Al-Nour Party, prosecutor general discuss “wrongly accused” detainees

  /  May 5, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

A delegation, led by the party chairman, sought to follow up on interim President Adly Mansour’s January request to review the files of nonviolent arrestees

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Investigation launched into alleged rape of British tourist

  /  March 26, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  66 Comments

Two incidents of sexual assault on tourists occurred in March, both in Sharm El-Sheikh

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Policeman referred to criminal court for sexually assaulting a tourist

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

Member of South Sinai Tourism Police accused of sexually assaulting Russian tourist in Sharm El-Sheikh

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Prosecutor refers alleged Mossad spy ring to criminal court

  /  February 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Two Egyptians and two “Mossad officers” are accused of providing information to Israel

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EU human rights envoy denied access to prisoners

  /  February 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

The EU Special Representative was turned away days after Ministry of Interior issued a statement welcoming prison visits from human rights representatives

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Al-Jazeera rejects prosecution’s statement

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

The Doha-based satellite channel denies that any of its journalists have confessed anything while in detention

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Prosecutor general meets delegation of doctors

  /  January 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  6 Comments

Meeting addresses hospital security and the release of detained doctors

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Rights groups outraged by the raid on ECESR

  /  December 19, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

6 April leader is detained in an undisclosed location, says joint Rights groups statement

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Amnesty calls for transparency in case of Morsi’s aides

  /  December 19, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Rights group calls on Egyptian authorities to disclose location of former presidential aides

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Prosecutor general orders Morsi tried for espionage along with Brotherhood leaders

  /  December 18, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Former president has refused to cooperate with investigators, says Morsi’s defence lawyer

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Constituent Assembly sets new terms for selection of prosecutor general, prime minister

  /  November 22, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

New constitution will ban detainment of journalists for “publishing crimes”

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MBC Egypt correspondent assaulted and tortured by police: EOHR

  /  November 3, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Aslam Fathy claims that he spent a night in detention and was prosecuted without a lawyer for attacking a police officer

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Canadian ambassador meets Prosecutor to discuss Loubani, Greyson case

  /  October 8, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Details of Loubani and Greyson’s release remain unclear, travel ban still in force

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Prosecution denies investigation into WikiLeaks US funding claims

  /  September 8, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

No investigation into 35 activists for receiving foreign funding, says prosecution

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Morsi-appointed prosecutor general banned from travel

  /  September 5, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Mohamed Al-Beltagy handed an additional 15 days detention

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El-Badawi barred from travelling

  /  August 25, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Prosecutor General to remove his name from a Morsi-era travel ban

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Misr Al-Qawia demands Morsi’s release

  /  August 7, 2013  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Abul Fotouh’s party calls for political solution, as well as inspection for weapons in pro-Morsi
sit-ins

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Islamists’ funds frozen

  /  July 14, 2013  /  Politics  /  3 Comments

Prosecutor General freezes funds of Brotherhood’s supreme guide and other leading Islamist figures

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Hisham Barakat appointed new prosecutor general

  /  July 10, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Interim president Adly Mansour appoints Chancellor Hisham Barakat as new prosecutor general

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Abdel Meguid Mahmoud to resign

  /  July 5, 2013  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Reinstated prosecutor general prefers that Muslim Brotherhood figures are legally pursued by another prosecutor general

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Abdel Meguid Mahmoud back in office

  /  July 4, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Hassan: Abdel Meguid Mahmoud will secure the independence of the judges

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Court of Cassation rules Mubarak-era prosecutor general to return to post

  /  July 2, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The court’s ruling is final and cannot be appealed

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Experts’ views on Morsi and the judiciary: One Year in Power

  /  June 29, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Experts weigh in on Morsi’s decisions concerning the Egyptian judicial system

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Prosecutor general to investigate reports against Tamarod, political figures

  /  June 29, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The reports filed accuse political figures of inciting the overthrow of the current government

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Court rejects former prosecutor general’s appeal against dismissal

  /  June 25, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Former prosecutor’s request for a report will be ruled on 21 July

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Prosecutor general’s request to recuse bench denied

  /  May 28, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Tala’at Abdullah made to pay EGP 12,000 for his request to recuse the bench

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