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10 Jun
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EGYPT: COURT OF CASSATION COMMUTES DEATH PENALTY, UPHOLDS JAIL TERMS IN 2013 STORMING OF KERDASA POLICE STATION

Egypt’s Court of Cassation on 10 June 2019 commuted a death sentence against a defendant convicted in the case of the storming of the Kerdasa police station in Giza in July 2013, and has upheld life imprisonment terms against three ...

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10 Jun
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Egypt’s Court of Cassation commutes death penalty, upholds jail terms in 2013 storming of Kerdasa police station

10 Jun 2019: Egypt’s Court of Cassation has commuted a death sentence against a defendant convicted in the case of the storming of the Kerdasa police station in Giza in July 2013, and has upheld life imprisonment terms against three ...

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08 Jun
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EGYPT: COURT OF CASSATION UPHOLDS DEATH SENTENCE FOR MAN OVER TERROR INVOLVEMENT

Egypt’s Court of Cassation upheld on 8 June 2019 a death sentence previously issued by a criminal court against a man over an assassination attempt of a judge and involvement in a terror cell, state-run Al-Ahram news website reported. The ...

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08 Jun
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83 EGYPTIANS COULD BE EXECUTED AT ANY TIME

The sentence of Ahmed Saddouma, who was 17 when he was arrested and accused of terror offences and the attempted murder of a federal judge, on 8 June 2019 was reduced from the death sentence to 15 years in prison. ...

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03 Jun
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Tunisia extends state of emergency by one month

3 June 2019: Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi has extended the national state of emergency by one month, starting June 5, said the president’s office in a statement. Essebsi made the decision following a consultation with Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef ...

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29 May
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Tunisian sentenced to death in Iraq for IS

29 May 2019: an Iraqi court sentenced a 24-year-old Tunisian Mohammed Berriri to death for joining IS, after a hearing lasting less than an hour. Berriri, dressed in a yellow prison uniform, admitted to joining IS, saying he thought it ...

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22 May
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EGYPT: 6 DEFENDANTS OF ‘KERDASA RISISTENCE COMMITTEES’ SENTENCED TO DEATH

22 May 2019: the Cairo Criminal Court sentenced six defendants in the case of popular resistance committees of Kerdasa to capital punishment. The court set a hearing for June 18 to deliver the ruling after the Grand Mufti. The defendants ...

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20 May
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Death penalty for two Al-shabaab militants as military top court upholds verdict

20 Maaio 2019  A military appeals court in Mogadishu upheld the death sentence against two Al-Shabaab militants, one of whom was involved in the Hotel Sahafi attack, that claimed 32 lives last November. The Military Supreme Court quashed attempts by Osman ...

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12 May
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Egypt court sentences 2 men to death over 2017 Coptic church attack

12 May 2019: two men were sentenced to death by hanging on Sunday for a deadly attack on a Cairo church in 2017 claimed by the Islamic State group, a judicial source said, after the case was deferred to the ...

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05 May
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Egypt: death penalty for 13 on terror charges

5 May 2019: Egypt’s highest appeals court has upheld death sentences for 13 people convicted of terror charges. The charges came over attacks in Cairo in which explosive devices left at least two police officers dead. The Court of Cassation ...

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