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Cairo Court applies Christian religious law in inheritance case
Egypt

Cairo Court applies Christian religious law in inheritance case

The Family Affairs Department of the Cairo Court of Appeals on Monday upheld a judicial ruling which applied Christian religious…
Giza Criminal Court confirms 5-year prison sentence for Youssef Al-Araby’s murderers
Egypt

Giza Criminal Court confirms 5-year prison sentence for Youssef Al-Araby’s murderers

Giza Criminal Court confirmed on Wednesday a 5-year prison sentence for two defendants convicted of killing 13-year-old Youssef Al-Araby in…
Russian belly dancer Johara’s manager denies news about prison sentence
Egypt

Russian belly dancer Johara’s manager denies news about prison sentence

Recently circulated news about a prison sentence issued against Johara, a Russian belly dancer based in Egypt, actually comes from…
Russian belly dancer Johara sentenced year in prison
Egypt

Russian belly dancer Johara sentenced year in prison

The Giza Misdemeanors Court sentenced Russian belly dancer Johara to one year in prison on charges of inciting debauchery. Egyptian…
Alexandria deputy gov. sentenced to 12 years over bribes
Egypt

Alexandria deputy gov. sentenced to 12 years over bribes

The Cairo Criminal Court sentenced Soad al-Khouly, the former deputy governor of Alexandria, to 12 years in prison and a…
Sinai court jails 50 police officers
Egypt

Sinai court jails 50 police officers

South Sinai Criminal court on Thursday convicted 50 low-ranking police officers for stating protest against work conditions, inciting colleagues to…
Israeli military court upholds soldier’s manslaughter conviction
Middle East

Israeli military court upholds soldier’s manslaughter conviction

An Israeli military court on Sunday upheld a manslaughter conviction and 18-month prison sentence against an Israeli soldier who fatally…
The persistence of the death penalty in Egypt: why courts insist on ‘an eye for an eye’
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The persistence of the death penalty in Egypt: why courts insist on ‘an eye for an eye’

Given the rise of death sentences issued by Egyptian courts over the past four years – typically for members of the outlawed…
Interior Ministry to arrest Habib al-Adly once it receives executive court ruling: sources
Egypt

Interior Ministry to arrest Habib al-Adly once it receives executive court ruling: sources

Sources with the Giza Security Directorate said that the Executive Department has not yet received the executive version of the…
Court sentences rights lawyer to 10 years in prison over Facebook posts
Egypt

Court sentences rights lawyer to 10 years in prison over Facebook posts

A criminal court in Alexandria on Wednesday sentenced in absentia a rights lawyer to 10 years in prison, five years…
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