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FGM practitioners to receive 7 years imprisonment: health minister

Minister of Health Ahmed Emad announced Sunday that the cabinet approved a draft amendment to the law on female genital mutilation (FGM) to extend the punishment of its practitioner to reach seven years in prison. This amendment replaced a previous one, asserting that individuals who are proven to practice FGM should be imprisoned from three …

Nourhan Mohamed

Collective punishment and competing collateral

Blood and burned churches. These are the lasting images in Egypt over the past week. Out of context, each are abhorred and condemned by most. However, the unprecedented levels of violence in the country have not only desensitised many Egyptians to such images, but have sparked arguments as observers take parts of the images to …

Basil El-Dabh

License to punish

So, this morning as I packed my bag I added a few extra things to make sure we would have a productive day at work. Shears, scissors, assorted lengths of rope and of course a straight razor.

Adel Heine

Controversy over capital punishment

The Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights (EOHR) has called for a reconsideration of what crimes are subject to the death penalty, following the sentencing of 14 militants involved in attacks on security forces in north Sinai last year. The EOHR condemned the attackers and supported their facing trial, but it also called for a review …

Hend Kortam

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