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Military courts are a weapon: An interview with Amal Bakry

  As they marked the first anniversary of violations against protesters by the military police late last month, members of the No to Military Trials for Civilians campaign lamented the ongoing trials of civilians in military courts. The campaign was launched after military police violently dispersed a sit-in in front of the Cabinet, arresting protesters …

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One year later, military trials still ongoing, says rights group

By Mai Shams El-Din CAIRO: Members of the No to Military Trials campaign said Sunday that military trials of civilians are still ongoing as they marked the first anniversary of violations against protesters by the military police on Feb. 26. On Feb. 26, 2011 military police violently dispersed a sit-in in front of the Cabinet, arresting …

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Lawyers discuss ending military trials of civilians with Ganzoury

CAIRO: A group of lawyers met Prime Minister Kamal El-Ganzoury on Monday to discuss putting an end to the military trials of civilians, while others declined an invitation to the meeting. At least 12,000 civilians have been subjected to military tribunals since the uprising in January. “We suggested a committee of independent lawyers to look …

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Families, activists and journalists denounce military trials

CAIRO: Families of citizens subjected to military trials gathered at a press conference Wednesday with activists and supporters to support a decision by the Journalists’ Syndicate to boycott the military prosecution. Earlier this week the syndicate, where the conference was held, urged its members not to respond to official summons by the military prosecution. The …

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Activists call upon civilians to boycott military trials

CAIRO: The No to Military Trials for Civilians campaign at a press conference Thursday urged Egyptians to boycott military trials whether they are summoned as suspects or witnesses. "This is the step we can take now as a response to the abuses of the military council since the revolution, and their escalation by referring Alaa …

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SCAF promises to reconsider military trials

By Mai Shams El-Din CAIRO: The ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) promised to reconsider military trials of civilians and to give more authorities to civilian judiciary, in a meeting with members of “No to Military Trials for Civilians” campaign. “All what we got were promises without a specific timeline for meeting our demands,” …

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