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Court postpones Morsi’s espionage case to 22 December

  /  December 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The defendants are accused of leaking the documents to foreign agents, including Hamas and Hezbollah.

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Trying Mubarak unconstitutional, should have taken place before electing president: Minister of Transitional Justice

  /  December 13, 2014  /  interviews  /  3 Comments

‘My committee visited Tora Prison following the UPR and we did not receive any complaints of torture’, minister says

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Takfiri terrorist groups among top causes of atheism: Dar Al-Ifta report

  /  December 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Observatory says social media provides a safer space for youth to express “rejection of religion”

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Muslim Brotherhood faces pressure in Jordan

  /  December 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

King Abdulla says group “hijacked the Arab Spring”, Brotherhood deputy leader to face military trial later this month

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Ahmed Douma sentenced to 3 years hard labour

  /  December 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Activist and blogger found guilty of being in contempt of the court during “cabinet clashes” trial session

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The re-writing of history in the Mubarak verdict

  /  December 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Court claims Muslim Brotherhood responsible for shooting at police, demonstrators, during 25 January Revolution

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7 given life sentences for Muslim Brotherhood affiliation

  /  December 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The defendants were handed the sentences in absentia

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Leaked recordings allege Morsi was illegally detained in navy base

  /  December 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Top generals purportedly discuss ways to cover up evidence and falsify information

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Demonstrators attacked with glass bottles at Cairo protest

  /  December 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Incident took place during a small anti-Mubarak protest in Abdel Moneim Riad Square on Friday evening

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Non-commissioned border guard officers granted right to arrest civilians

  /  December 3, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Civilians can be tried in military courts if found guilty of attacking “vital” state facilities

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Prosecution appeals Mubarak trial verdict

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

The prosecution tasked a team with studying the reasoning behind the verdict right after it was issued

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‘Al-Fatah Mosque clashes’ trial adjourned

  /  December 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Defendants were “unable to attend” the trial, say state media

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Rabaa ‘operations room’ trial adjourned

  /  December 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Activist Mohamed Soltan’s hunger strike continues

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Presidency calls for legislative reforms, compensations for victim’s families

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

The Egyptian presidency said Sunday that the “judiciary is completely independent”, in response to Saturday’s verdicts in the ‘trial of the century’, state-run news agency MENA reported. “It is not allowed to comment on the read the rest…

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Legal reading into Mubarak’s verdict

  /  November 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Lawyer says it is possible the case will be taken back to court

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Bahraini king congratulates Mubarak on favourable court verdict

  /  November 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The Gulf monarchy itself subdued an Arab Spring-inspired rebellion in 2011

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Government performance under Al-Sisi could be better: Saad Eddin Ibrahim

  /  November 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Long pre-trial detention periods one of the current political flaws, says secretary general of the Ibn Khaldoun Centre in Cairo

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At least 2 dead in violent dispersal of Tahrir Square demonstrations

  /  November 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  8 Comments

Thousands gathered around iconic square to protest Cairo Criminal Court’s dismissal of Mubarak charges

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Thousands gather in Tahrir Square to protest Mubarak’s verdict

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

Security forces dispersed demonstrators with water cannons and teargas; many protesters arrested

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The counterrevolution has ruled: ANHRI lawyer

  /  November 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

“Mubarak’s lackeys may have won this round but they didn’t win the fight. 25 January is still on. I am furious but not surprised. The counter-revolution has ruled,” said Gamal Eid, a lawyer at the read the rest…

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Cairo court postpones Shura Council appeal verdict to 23 November

  /  November 17, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Verdict of El Raml police station case postponed as well by Alexandria Misdemeanour Court, to 8 December

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Badie not in court for retrial due to security reasons

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

The Muslim Brotherhood’s supreme guide was set to face retrial after he and 182 others were handed death sentences earlier this year

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Morsi’s nephew sentenced to life for attacking fellow student

  /  November 8, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The nephew of former president Mohamed Morsi was sentenced to life imprisonment on Saturday for the attempted murder of a fellow student at Zagazig University, state media reported. Mohamed Said, 25, was a law student read the rest…

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73 detainees referred to court

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

Defendants charged with joining illegal group and disturbing the public peace

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GUC Students Union to meet university administration

  /  October 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

‘Semester drop’ demanded for arbitrarily expelled student

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Former presidential spokesman trial postponed to 18th October

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

Yasser Ali has been held since December 2013 without trial

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‘Operations room’ trial postponed

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

Egyptian- American activist Mohammed Soltan transferred to intensive care and not present at trial

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Al-Beltagy and Hegazy on trial for torture and sexual assault

  /  September 30, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The Islamist leaders already sentenced to 20 years of prison on terrorism charges

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Alexandria detainees’ appeal verdict postponed

  /  September 29, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Detainees are accused of violating Protest Law by participating in demonstration organised in solidarity with torture victim Khaled Said

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Brotherhood says ‘justice is indivisible’ after Mubarak trial postponement

  /  September 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Group says there have been “judicial farces” in Egypt’s courts over past 15 months

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