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  1. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt is using jail without trial as a way of stifling dissent, say critics

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 11:01pm by AFP

    ... preventive detention has been used as a form of "punishment" since law amendments in September 2013 allowed the authorities to extend custody indefinitely. Prosecutors alleged Farag took ... left at least 1,400 people dead and more than 15,000 arrested, many of them for breaking another new law prohibiting all but police-sanctioned demonstrations. Among them are secular activists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1596219/egypt-using-jail-without-trial-way-stifling-dissent-say-critics
  2. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt prosecutors set to charge gay wedding party with 'debauchery'

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 06:53pm by AP

    ... values and mete out justice". In Egypt, consensual same-sex relations are not explicitly prohibited, but other laws have been used to imprison gay men in recent years, including ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1587286/seven-men-arrested-egypt-cracks-down-controversial-gay-wedding-video
  3. News - World - EGYPT

    Egyptian court dissolves Muslim Brotherhood's political body

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 08:00pm by AFP, Reuters

    ... dissolution of the Freedom and Justice Party because it broke the law regarding political parties”. The court’s ruling called for the FJP’s assets seized by the state. Its decision is final and cannot ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1570079/egyptian-court-tears-down-muslim-brotherhoods-last-political-body
  4. News - World - EGYPT

    HRW urges ‘crimes against humanity’ probe of top Egyptian officials

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 06:58pm by AFP

    ... investigation and prosecutions of those implicated are needed... states should further suspend military and law enforcement aid to Egypt until it adopts measures to end its serious rights violations,” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572200/hrw-urges-crimes-against-humanity-probe-top-egyptian-officials
  5. News - World - EGYPT

    Australian reporter imprisoned in Egypt for aiding the Muslim Brotherhood to appeal

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 09:48am by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, a Brotherhood leader. Under Egyptian law, now that the judge has released his reasoning, the defendants can appeal against the verdicts before ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1558823/australian-reporter-imprisoned-egypt-aiding-muslim-brotherhood-appeal
  6. News - World - EGYPT

    Brought together by the devil: judge explains Al-Jazeera trio's harsh sentences

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:38pm by AP

    ... war, and for aiding the Brotherhood's goal in portraying Egypt as a failed state. Mohammed received another three years for his possession of a spent bullet. Under Egyptian law, now ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1558338/brought-together-devil-judge-explains-al-jazeera-trios-harsh-sentences
  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt's law banning protests is 'cover' for repression, say rights groups

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 09:29pm by AP

    ... approval, imposing hefty fines and prison terms for violators in a bid to stifle the near-constant protests roiling the country. The new law is more restrictive than regulations used under the rule ... opposition, allow repressive police practices and keep security officials largely unaccountable for possible abuses. "The law is giving a cover to justify repression by all means," said Bahy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1365527/egypts-law-banning-protests-cover-repression-say-rights-groups
  8. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt’s President Sisi wishes Al-Jazeera journalists had not faced court

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 09:00pm by AFP

    ... not pardon the reporters until the appeals process has been exhausted. But there appears to be no such legal constraint in Egyptian law. A pardon by Sisi, however, could be interpreted in Egypt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1549105/egypts-president-sisi-wishes-al-jazeera-journalists-had-not-faced-court
  9. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt court confirms death sentences for over 180 Muslim Brotherhood supporters

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 07:40pm by Associated Press in Minya, Egypt

    ... they planned to appeal. Of the initial 683, all but 110 were tried in absentia, a defence lawyer said, meaning they will receive new trials once apprehended as guaranteed by Egyptian law. The mass ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1537727/egypt-court-confirms-death-sentences-over-180-muslim-brotherhood
  10. News - World - EGYPT

    New leader Sisi orders action to tackle sex attacks on women in Egypt

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:47pm by NYT

    ... vigorous enforcement of a new law that for the first time criminalises sexual harassment. Rights advocates welcomed Tuesday's gesture, but said the new measures did not go far enough. ... Mursi. The new law, promulgated days before Sisi took office, provides for jail terms of up to five years for convicted harassers. The prosecutor's office said three of seven men arrested ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1530300/new-leader-sisi-orders-action-tackle-sex-attacks-women-egypt

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