Today’s Harvest Tuesday, 20 February 2018

 

– Sentence in “Al-Ma’sara terrorist cell” case repealed

The Court of Cassation in the High Court accepted the appeal filed by 15 defendants for a life sentence in the case known in the media as the “Al-Ma’sara terrorist cell” and ordered the repeal of the sentence and their re-trial before a different court.

– Cairo Criminal Court issues rulings in the “Arson of Virgin Mary Church” case

Cairo Criminal Court, convened at the police academy, sentenced 22 defendants accused of the “Arson of Virgin Mary Church” in Kafr Hakim in Karadasa to 10 years aggravated imprisonment for 20 defendants and 3 years for two minors.

-Trial of the defendants in the “Dispersal of Rabaa sit-in” case postponed

Cairo Criminal Court convened at the Police Cadets Institute at Tora, decided to postpone the trial of Mohammed Badei, the guide of the Muslim Brotherhood and 738 others in the case known in the media as the dispersal of Rabaa sit-in to 24 February session to hear the witnesses and to enable the defense to view the public prosecution papers.

– Retrial of defendants in the Zaytoun cell case postponed

Cairo Criminal Court, convened at the Police Cadets Institute, decided to postpone the retrial of 5 defendants in the case known in the media as Zaytoun cell I case to the February 24 hearing to hear the defense pleading.

– The Administrative judiciary allows the entry of books and letters to Alaa Abdel Fattah in prison

The State Council Administrative Court overturned the decision banning the entry of letters and newspapers to Alaa Abdel Fattah in prison, and referred the issue of the subject to the commissioners to prepare a report on the legal opinion.

– Lack of jurisdiction in applying political isolation to members of the Muslim Brotherhood

The State Council Administrative Court ruled that it has no jurisdiction to hear the lawsuit filed by lawyer Samir Sabri, demanding the application of political isolation to members of the Muslim Brotherhood.

– Lawsuit to halt the reconciliation with Mubarak’s regime figures rejected

The Administrative Court rejected today the lawsuit filed by lawyer Samir Sabri, in which he demanded halting the implementation and cancellation of the decision to form a committee from the Cabinet of Ministers, to reconcile with the investors of Mubarak regime, due to the absence of the requirement of interest.

– Lawsuit to prevent Hamas leaders from leaving the country rejected

The State Council Administrative Court ruled that it has no jurisdiction in the lawsuit filed by lawyer Samir Sabri, which demands that the Minister of Interior, the Public Prosecutor and the First Public Prosecutor of the Supreme State Security Prosecution to prevent Hamas members and leaders from leaving the country.

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