Category Archives: egypt

19 Aug
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Egypt court hands out 6 death sentences on terror charges

19 August 2019: an Egyptian court has sentenced six people to death on terror charges for carrying out attacks that killed at least three people, including a policeman, on the outskirts of the capital. Giza criminal court on Monday also ...

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20 Jun
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Court sentences to death 2 Muslim Brotherhood members in Beheira

20 June 2019: Damanhour Criminal Court of Beheira Governorate has sentenced to death two members of the Muslim Brotherhood group and imprisoned three members on 10-year sentences and two members for three years on charges of forming terrorist cells, firing ...

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17 Jun
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EGYPT: FORMER PRESIDENT MORSI DIES AFTER FALLING ILL IN COURT

Egypt’s first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi, an Islamist who was ousted after one year of divisive rule, died after falling ill during a court hearing on 17 June 2019, the attorney general said. He was 67. Morsi, also the ...

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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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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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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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