Home
Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  'shura council'
Latest

My release is a ‘conspiracy’: Alaa Abdel Fattah

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

Activist and family continue hunger strike

Read More →
Latest

Shura Council Trial postponed to 10 September

  /  August 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The court will hold Alaa Abdel Fattah and 2 others in custody until the next trial

Read More →
Latest

Appeals court sets date for Shura Council defendants

  /  June 29, 2014  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Activists sentenced to 15 years for breaking Protest Law to have appeal 22 July

Read More →
Latest

Sentence is revenge for 25 January revolution: Shura Council defendants

  /  June 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  55 Comments

Defendants sentenced to 15 years for breaking Protest Law, begin procedures for retrial

Read More →
Latest

Alaa Abdel Fattah trial postponed

  /  May 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  52 Comments

Major activist, along with 24 others, arrested during protest outside Shura Council

Read More →
Latest

Next Egyptian parliament to have 630 seats

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

Number of representatives in next parliament will be extended up to 630 member, 600 of which elected and 30 appointed by the president

Read More →
Latest

Saudi women activists demand end to ‘absolute’ male control

  /  March 2, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Saudi Arabia imposes a strict interpretation of Islamic law, forbidding women to work or travel without the authorisation of their male guardians.

Read More →
Latest

Alaa Abdel Fattah’s family condemns sentence

  /  January 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

“The trial is a sham and the sentence is obviously politicised,” says ECESR lawyer

Read More →
Latest

Alaa Abdel Fatah’s family accuses Prosecution of ‘procrastination’

  /  December 30, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Activist’s family demands setting of Shura Council protest trial date

Read More →
Latest

Activists begin prison hunger strike

  /  December 26, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Maher, Adel and Douma begin a hunger strike to protest their mistreatment in Tora Prison

Read More →
Latest

Shura Council protesters referred to criminal court

  /  December 9, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Charges include injuring a public servant and stealing his personal wireless device, lawyers were verbally informed of the decision

Read More →
Latest

Trial of activists Douma, Maher, and Adel adjourned to 22 December

  /  December 9, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Protest Law is not constitutional, says Douma’s lawyer

Read More →
Latest

Amnesty calls for release of remaining Shura Council, Abdeen protest detainees

  /  December 7, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  33 Comments

Protest in front of Shura Council was “entirely peaceful”, says human rights watchdog

Read More →
Latest

23 Shura detainees released on bail

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

Bail amount criticised by Malek Adly

Read More →
Latest

Ahmed Maher detained for four days

  /  December 2, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Prosecutor orders Maher be detained for four days pending investigation

Read More →
Latest

Shura Council detainees go on hunger strike amid claims of ‘torture’

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

Lawyers say court decision not clear but another hearing will take place withing the next week

Read More →
Latest

Arrests for violations of protest law continue

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

Human Rights Watch condemns police action at Tuesday Shura Council protest

Read More →
Latest

NoMilTrials protest dispersed; prominent activists detained

, and   /  November 26, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

33 arrested inside Shura Council prompts 10 Constituent Assembly members to suspend work; additional protests held in Talaat Harb Square

Read More →
Latest

In Pictures: Police violently disperses protest against military trials and protest law (2)

  /  November 26, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egyptian police dispersed a protest held infront of the Shura Council building, against the military trials for civilians and the newly issued protest law. Police used water cannons and teargas to disperse the crowd, and read the rest…

Read More →
Latest

In Pictures: Police violently disperses protest against military trials and protest law

  /  November 26, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egyptian police dispersed a protest held infront of the Shura Council building, against the military trials for civilians and the newly issued protest law. Police used water cannons and teargas to disperse the crowd, and read the rest…

Read More →
Latest

Activist groups protest at Shura Council against military trials

  /  November 9, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Activists threaten to vote no on new constitution if article passes

Read More →
Latest

Haddad: No alternative to “full constitutional legitimacy”

  /  September 9, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Brotherhood spokesperson Gehad El-Haddad and Freedom and Justice Party Vice Chairman Essam El-Erian both expressed rejection of the coup in statements

Read More →
Latest

New Supreme Press Council formation

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

New council formation largely complies with nominations made by Press Syndicate

Read More →
Latest

NCHR reshuffle receives mixed reactions

  /  August 24, 2013  /  Politics  /  No Comments

New members mostly come from a human rights background, independent personalities form shadow council

Read More →
Latest

Dissolved Shura Council condemns media

  /  August 13, 2013  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Former council members issue a “blacklist” of media they accuse of siding with “coup”

Read More →
Latest

Finance minister advocates benefits of smartcard system

  /  July 29, 2013  /  Business, Economy  /  No Comments

The distribution, slated for July and August, will be carried out electronically and the government has emphasised that there will be no limits on consumption.

Read More →
Latest

Women’s group denounces Brotherhood

  /  July 28, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  22 Comments

The National Council for Women outlined its resistance to the 2012 constitution, declaring the Brotherhood’s rule as the “worst and most cruel” for women

Read More →
Latest

Dissolved Shura Council hold session in Rabaa

  /  July 22, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Dissolved upper house of parliament say they will remain in session until Morsi is reinstated, condemns “dubious role of US and Israel in military coup”

Read More →
Latest

Cabinet issues three bills

  /  July 22, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

New interim cabinet’s first decisions involve restructuring national bodies and revoking prison sentence for insulting the president

Read More →
Latest

Committee begins work amending constitution

  /  July 21, 2013  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The Legal Experts Committee, consisting of ten judges and experts, begins its work on constitutional amendments on Sunday

Read More →