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MPs investigated for insulting speaker

Since its election, the parliament witnessed several penalties, cancellation of memberships

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Africa and the death penalty: Time to let go!

By Ivan Simonovic On Tuesday, 6 June 1995, over a year after…

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Human rights group calls for release of detainees exceeding pre-trial detention limit

Article 143 of the Code of Criminal Procedures states that the period…

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3 policemen referred to trial over torture accusations

Detained man was allegedly beaten to death in police station

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Egypt’s judiciary unites opposing political currents in one trial

Mohamed Morsi, Alaa Abdel Fattah, Amr Hamzawy among 25 accused of 'insulting…

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What UPR recommendations did Egypt reject?

The rejected recommendations dealt a range of issues such as death penalty,…

Mahmoud Mostafa Mahmoud Mostafa

Counting the cost of East Africa’s poaching economy

Kenyan and Tanzanian ports are the “primary gateway” for ivory smuggled to…

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ECCR warns against pushing for harsher penalties against children

Children’s rights organisation describes calls made by state-affiliated NCCM as “irresponsible”

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Six month sentence for burning flag

Cabinet had recently approved harsher penalties for flag desecration

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By Dr Cesar Chelala The conviction of four men in India, accused of gang…

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