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03 Feb
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Somaliland: Military Court Sentences police officer to death for killing civilian man

3 February 2020: the Supreme military Court in Somaliland has handed down a death sentence to a police officer who was found guilty of killing innocent man near Wajale town in Gebiley district. According to a statement from the office ...

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01 Feb
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EGYPT. 37 SENTENCED TO DEATH

1 febraury 2020: the Cairo Criminal Court handed death sentences to 37 convicts, including the high profile officer turned militant Hesham Ashmawy, for murder charges, according to Egyptian local media. They were members of the Ansar Bait al-Maqdis terror group. ...

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28 Jan
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Egyptian court sentences 3 to death over failed assassination

28th January 2020: an Egyptian court handed preliminary death sentences on Monday to three defendants over a failed assassination of Alexandria’s security director in March 2018. The Cairo criminal court referred the preliminary sentences to the Grand Mufti, the highest ...

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17 Jan
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TUNISIA. EIGHT PEOPLE SENTENCED TO DEATH OVER A SUICIDE BOMBING

17 January 2020: a Tunisian court sentenced eight people to death over a suicide bombing that targeted a presidential security bus in the capital Tunis in November 2015. The attack, claimed by Islamic State (IS), killed 12 presidential guards and injured ...

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15 Jan
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EU STRONGLY OPPOSES EXECUTION OF INMATES IN SOMALILAND PRISONS

15 January 2020: the European Union Ambassador of Somalia Nicolas Berlanga firmly expressed opposition over death penalty after police carried out the execution of six inmates in Mandera Prison near Berbera on 15 January 2020 morning. “The EU holds a ...

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15 Jan
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SOMALILAND. 6 EXECUTED FOR MURDER AND TERRORISM

15 January 2020: six men who had been convicted for murder and terrorism in Somaliland were executed in Hargeisa. Human rights activists confirmed the execution of the six convicts in Mandheera prison located in the capital Hargeisa. Somaliland Human Rights ...

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31 Dec
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SOMALIA. 7 AL SHABAAB MEN SENTENCED TO DEATH

31 December 2019: Somali military court sentenced 7 al Shabaab men to death for murder and terrorism, Allgalgaduud Media reported on 31 December 2019. Among them, Mohamed Haji Ahmed Ilcacse who allegedly one served as head of al Shabaab assassins in ...

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08 Dec
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EGYPT: 3 PEOPLE HANGED ON CHARGES OF “TERRORISM”

8 December 2019: human rights sources revealed that the Egyptian authorities carried out the death sentence by hanging of three people early Thursday, who were convicted in cases in which they were accused of “terrorist crimes”. Egyptian and international human ...

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07 Dec
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Somalia: Somali policeman sentenced to death for killing

7 December 2019: a military court in Somali sentenced a police officer to death Saturday for killing a woman in the capital Mogadishu in September. The court has found Hassan Hussein Mohamed guilty of murdering Istar Mohamed Abdulle. According to ...

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30 Nov
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EGYPT: COURT HANDS DEATH SENTENCE TO ‘IMBABA CELL’ DEFENDANT

30 November 2019: Giza Criminal Court sentenced to death a defendant in the case known in media as “Imbaba Cell,” over accusations including targeting Christians and armed forces. The prosecution has charged the 16 defendants in the case, including three ...

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