Category Archives: egypt

18 Jan
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Egypt. Human Right Watch Report

18 january 2018: according to Human Right Watch 2018 Report: “Since July 2013, Egyptian criminal courts have sentenced over 800 people to death. The Cassation Court, Egypt’s highest appellate court, has overturned many of those sentences and ordered retrials. In ...

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17 Jan
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Egypt. 8 defendants handed death sentences, Qaradawi life imprisonment

17 january 2018: an Egyptian military court has sentenced eight members of the Muslim Brotherhood to death, four in absentia and the prominent Islamic scholar Yousef Al-Qaradawi to life in prison in absentia over accusations that he killed a police ...

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15 Jan
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Egypt. Court issues verdict in the trial of Coptic priest

15 January 2018: North Cairo Criminal court issues final verdict in the trial of a man charged with killing a Coptic priest and injuring another in Cairo. Earlier، Ahmed Said، who was detained on charges of killing the Coptic priest ...

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14 Jan
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“Arab Organisation for Human Rights”: We appreciate the claims of “Fayek” to reduce the death penalty

14 January 2018: Alaa Shalabi, Secretary-General of the Arab Organization for Human Rights, said that the statement by the President of the National Council for Human Rights, which urged a reduction in the implementation of the death penalty, had hit ...

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13 Jan
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MPs attack the President of the «National Council for Human Rights» .. And emphasize: Hanging applies to major crimes and not negligent in the crimes of terrorism

Saturday 13 January 2018: Commenting on Fayek’s statement, MP Margaret Azer, the undersecretary of the Human Rights Committee of the House of Representatives, said the statement did not add a new one. The execution applies to cases of murder, robbery, ...

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11 Jan
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The “National Council for human rights” calls for reducing the death sentences and limiting them to major crimes

11 January 2018: The head of the National Council for Human Rights Mohamed Faiq confirmed the council’s stance on the death sentences, which have been expressed on several occasions, to reduce them and limit them to the bigger and tougher ...

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09 Jan
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Egypt. Three civilians executed after a military trial

9  January 2018: three defendants, Mohammed Gamal al-Sayyed Ateyya, Mohammed Misbah Abd al-Haqq al-Sayyed, and Mohammed Ibrahim al-Baz, have been executed before yesterday, in case no. 93/2011/Ismailiya plenary military felonies, following a trial before a military court that did not ...

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05 Jan
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UN condemns executions

5 January 2018: Liz Throssell, the spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights released the following statement: “We are deeply shocked that 20 people are reported to have been executed in Egypt since last week. On 2 January, ...

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04 Jan
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Egypt. Death sentences to ‘settle scores,’ lawyer says

4 January 2018: the number of civilians sentenced to death in Egypt’s military courts leapt from 60 in 2016 to at least 112 in 2017, according to two independent rights groups. Human rights advocates say the alarming numbers recorded by ...

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02 Jan
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Egypt. State of emergency extended for 3 months

2 january 2018: Egypt is to extend its nationwide state of emergency for three months from Jan. 13 to help tackle “the dangers and funding of terrorism”, according to the state news agency MENA. Egypt first imposed the current state ...

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