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22 Jul
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Egypt. 28 sentences to death over prosecutor’s death

22 July 2017: an Egyptian court sentenced 28 people to death in connection with the 2015 assassination of the country’s prosecutor-general, according to a local judicial source. Prosecutor-general Hisham Barakat was killed in a car bomb attack on his convoy in ...

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06 Jul
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Egypt. 23 people on death row for terrorism

6 July 2017: hundreds of Egyptians have been sentenced to death since July 3, 2013, when Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s first freely elected president and a Muslim Brotherhood leader, was ousted and imprisoned in a bloody military coup. One of the ...

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22 Jun
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Egypt. UN experts urge Egypt to halt executions after ‘flawed trials’ on terrorism

22 June 2017: a group of U.N. human rights experts demanded that Egypt halt the planned executions of six men sentenced to death on the basis of forced confessions. The six men, who were convicted in 2015 of terrorism-related charges ...

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07 Jun
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Egypt. Six students sentenced to death

7 June 2017: the Egypt’s Court of Cassation confirmed the death sentence for six university students in the  “Mansoura Guard Killing Case”. The names of the six students are 30-year-old Bassim Mohsen Ali Al Khoreiby, 28-year-old Khalid Askar, 24-year-old Mahmoud ...

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01 Jun
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EGYPT: MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR CHILD’S RAPE

June 1st, 2017: An Egyptian court sentenced a man to death for raping a 20-month-old girl, in a case that sparked widespread public outrage, judicial sources told Reuters. The victim’s mother accused a 35-year-old man of kidnapping and raping her ...

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30 May
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Final declaration of the workshop in Cairo 15/16 May 2017

National Workshop on development of punitive legislations in light of the constitutional entitlements Cairo 15-16 May 2017 Concluding Statement and Recommendations A national workshop on ‘ Development of punitive legislations in light of the constitutional entitlements’ was held in Cairo ...

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26 May
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Memorandum between Consiglio Nazionale Forense and Hands off Cain

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE FORENSE AND HANDS OFF CAIN The Consiglio nazionale Forense (C.N.F.), with legal seat in Rome, via del Governo Vecchio, n. 3, represented by its President and Legal Representative pro tempore Andrea Mascherin and Hands ...

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26 May
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Agreement between Hands off Cain and the Italian National Council of Lawyers

Agreement signed in Rome, on 26 May 2017, to limit executions in Egypt, Somalia and Tunisia with calls for international law and training of lawyers. “Containing the death penalty in time war on terrorism in Egypt, Somalia and Tunisia.” This ...

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19 May
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Egypt. A Court Sentences 8 Muslim Brotherhood Members to Death

19 May 2017: an Egyptian criminal court sentenced eight alleged Muslim Brotherhood members to death for attacking a police station in 2015, local media reported. The death sentence was passed by a court in Damanhur and requires the approval of the nation’s grand mufti, according to Egypt’s ...

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16 May
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Egypt. First meeting in Cairo 15/16 May 2017

A two-day seminar (15/16 May) was held in Cairo, Egypt, on the presentation of the project “Containing the death penalty in times of war on terrorism” by the association Hands Off Cain and financed by the EU Commission. The meeting, ...

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