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  • Agouza Prosecution releases Mahmoud Nasr & Mohamed Taher detained for a graffiti piece

    27 April,2017

    Cairo: 27 April, 2017
    Agouza Prosecution decided to release Mohamed Abdel-Hamid Taher and Mahmoud Gaber Mahmoud Nasr, who were arrested, Tuesday, while the first was making a piece of graffiti and being filmed by his colleague.
    The Prosecution accused the two, in communiqué no. 11130 of 2017 (Agouza Misdemeanor), of vandalizing public property, and ordered them yesterday […]

     
  • Ahmed Douma appeal over “insulting the judiciary” postponed

    27 April,2017

    Court of Cassation’s Criminal Circuit adjourns the appeal, filed by Ahmed Douma against his three-year prison sentence into the insulting of judiciary case, to the hearing of 25 May 2017, for jury deliberations.

     
  • State Security Prosecution renews imprisonment of journalist Badr Mohamed Badr

    27 April,2017

    Cairo: 27 April, 2017
    Supreme State Security Prosecution decided, yesterday (Wednesday), to extend the detention of journalist Badr Badr Mohamed Badr, who is accused into case no. 316 of 2017 (State Security) against the backdrop of being a member in a terrorist group.
    Security forces arrested Badr, former editor-in-chief of al-Osra al-Arabia newspaper, after breaking into his […]

     
  • Egypt: Trial of media worker Azza Al-Henawy over insulting President charge postponed

    Egypt: Trial of media worker Azza Al-Henawy over insulting President charge postponed

    03 April,2017

    The Disciplinary Court at the State Council ruled to adjourn the trial of media professional Azza Al-Henawy, into the case No. 474 of 58 (judiciary), known as the insulting of the President case, to the hearing of June 5, 2017. The adjournment was to issue a report on the proceedings of the complaints that State […]

     
  • Egypt| Imprisonment renewal of the sixth anniversary of the revolution in Dar el-Salam postponed

    Egypt| Imprisonment renewal of the sixth anniversary of the revolution in Dar el-Salam postponed

    12 February,2017

    Dar el-Salam Misdemeanors Court convened at Maadi Court decided to postpone the imprisonment renewal of the four young people arrested from Dar el-Salam Metro Station on January 25, 2017 pending Case No. 1334 of 2017 Dar el-Salam to February 13, 2017 hearing because the court felt uneasy.
    The public prosecution charged the four defendants with joining […]

     
  • Egypt| Referral of lawyer Montasser al-Zayat to a disciplinary board postponed to fulfill the defense demands

    05 February,2017

    North Cairo Criminal Court, 13th circuit felonies, convened in Abbassiya Court decided to postpone the decision regarding a request to refer lawyer Montasser al-Zayat to a disciplinary committee, against the backdrop of a post he wrote on his “Facebook” about the situation inside the bar association “The association is sinking… it is bankrupt,” to the […]

     
  • Egypt| The decision to add more than 1,500 Egyptian citizens on terrorism lists is against the constitution and undermines the rule of law and fair trial standards

    Egypt| The decision to add more than 1,500 Egyptian citizens on terrorism lists is against the constitution and undermines the rule of law and fair trial standards

    24 January,2017

    Cairo January 23, 2017
    The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said today, that the deicision of Cairo Criminal Court issued on 12 January, adding around 1,500 citizens on terrorism lists, travel bans and anticipation lists, violates the Egyptian constitution and clearly lacks all fair trial standards. ANHRI, whether as a legal institution or in […]

     
  • Imprisonment of journalists Mohamed Hassan, Hamdy Al-Zaem, and Osama Al-Beshbeshy renewed for 15 days

    Imprisonment of journalists Mohamed Hassan, Hamdy Al-Zaem, and Osama Al-Beshbeshy renewed for 15 days

    25 December,2016

    Today (Sunday), Downtown Cairo Prosecution ordered the imprisonment renewal of Mohamed Hassan, journalist at “Al-Nabaa” newspaper, along with journalists Hamdy Al-Zaem, who is working for “Al-Hayah” newspaper, and Osama Al-Beshbeshy from “Belady” news agency, for 15 days pending investigations.
    The security forces arrested the three journalists while they were shooting a report nearby the Journalists’ […]

     
  • Preventive measures imposed on Haytham Mohamden and Hamdy Qeshta revoked

    Preventive measures imposed on Haytham Mohamden and Hamdy Qeshta revoked

    22 November,2016

    Cairo Criminal Court’s 15th circuit, headed by counselor Shaban al-Shamy, decided to lift the precautionary measures imposed on lawyer Haytham Mohamden and political activist Hamdy Qeshta with the continuation of their release pending the case.
    On October 9, Giza Court, convened at the Police Academy and presided over by counselor Moataz Khafagy, ordered the release of Mohamden and Qeshta pending case No. […]

     
  • Breaking| Appeal against Journalist “al-Iskandarani” release accepted

    Breaking| Appeal against Journalist “al-Iskandarani” release accepted

    22 November,2016

    Today (Tuesday), Cairo Criminal Court‘s circuit 28, presided over by counselorHassan Farid, decided to accept the appeal filed by the Supreme State Security Prosecution against the release order given to researcher and journalist “Ismail al-Iskandarani” into case No. 569 of 2015 (State Security) in relation to his charges of joining a banned group and propagating false news, and accordingly ruled to extend his pretrial detention for another […]