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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. News - World - EGYPT

    Sisi sworn in as Egypt’s president

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 04:46pm by Reuters

    ... and tanks positioned in strategic locations as Sisi swore to protect Egypt's unity, law and the interests of its people before the Supreme Constitutional Court. He called for hard work ... jailed too, even those who supported Mursi's fall, because they violated a new law that severely restricts protests. Mursi's ousting was applauded by Egypt's Gulf Arab allies, who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1527969/sisi-sworn-egypts-president
  5. News - World - EGYPT

    Relatively low turnout mars Sisi's victory in Egyptian presidential race

    Posted May 29th 2014, 10:00pm by AFP

    ... the boundaries of the law, with only minor violations like campaigning near polling centres. Reports of empty polling stations in the first two days of voting prompted the state to abruptly add a third ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1521388/relatively-low-turnout-mars-sisis-victory-egyptian-presidential-race
  6. News - World - EGYPT

    Ex-Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak jailed for three years on graft charges

    Posted May 21st 2014, 05:46pm by Reuters

    ... by the constitution and laws, he gave himself and his sons the freedom to take from public funds whatever they wanted to without oversight and without regard.” Judicial sources told reporters that the 23 ... activist. Masri was sentenced to two years in jail for protesting without a permit, violating a law passed in November that tightly regulates the right to protest. Leaders of Mubarak’s former ruling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1517293/egyptian-court-sentences-ousted-leader-mubarak-3-years-jail
  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

    Al-Jazeera demands US$150m from Egypt for damages, journalist abuse

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 09:43pm by Reuters

    ... after the army toppled Islamist president Mohammed Mursi in July last year, said Cameron Doley, a lawyer at London law firm Carter-Ruck, which is handling the case. "Al-Jazeera invested substantial sums in Egypt," said Doley. "The effect of this recent campaign by the military government is that this investment has been expropriated. Egypt is bound by international law ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1500170/al-jazeera-demands-us150m-egypt-damages-journalist-abuse
  9. News - World - EGYPT

    Human Rights Watch says Egypt's new law curbs freedoms

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Cairo Egypt's president sees the bill as a liberation from the shackles of the former Mubarak regime Rights group says draft law curbs civil freedoms A law drafted ... Mursi has said the bill submitted to the Muslim Brotherhood-led parliament on Wednesday would liberate a society stifled by Mubarak. This draft law dashes all hopes that independent groups could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1250713/human-rights-watch-says-egypts-new-law-curbs-freedoms
  10. News - World - EGYPT

    Verdict expected on April 28 in second mass Egyptian trial

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 04:11am by AP, Reuters

    ... international law. "The astounding number of people sentenced to death in this case is unprecedented in recent history," said Rupert Colville, spokesman for the UN high commissioner for human ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1457299/verdict-expected-april-28-second-mass-egyptian-trial

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