July 17, 2014
by Julie Deisher
An Egyptian court on Wednesday sentenced nine men to prison for participating in mob sexual assaults in Tahrir Square during celebrations for the inauguration of Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi. The ruling comes a month after el-Sisi called for action to combat the rash of sexual assaults ...[read more]
July 15, 2014
by Taylor Gillan
The Cairo Court for Urgent Matters on Monday overturned a May decision that banned former leaders of the National Democratic Party (NDP) from running in the country's parliamentary elections. An Urgent Matters Court in May accused the now-dissolved NDP of appointing corrupt governments, stating ...[read more]
June 14, 2014
by Ann Schober
An Egyptian court on Thursday acquitted Habib el-Adly, Egypt's former interior minister and head of security services under former president Hosni Mubarak , of certain corruption charges on which he was convicted in 2011. Specifically, el-Adly was cleared of charges that he ordered police ...[read more]
May 21, 2014
by Peter Snyder
An Egyptian criminal court in Cairo convicted former president Hosni Mubarak Wednesday of embezzling millions of dollars of public money. The court sentenced Mubarak to three years in prison. His sons, Gamal and Alaa, were sentenced to four years in prison for their role in the embezzling scheme. ...[read more]
April 7, 2014
by Taylor Gillan
An Egyptian court of appeals on Monday upheld the jailing of three men who co-founded the April 6 opposition movement which played a large role in the country's 2011 revolution. The ruling has been described as part of a crackdown on those opposed to the military-backed government, and critics ...[read more]
December 19, 2013
by Julie Deisher
An Egyptian court on Thursday acquitted former Egyptian prime minister and presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq and Alaa and Gamal Mubarak, the sons of deposed president Hosni Mubarak, of charges of embezzling public funds. In 2012 Shafiq was accused of misusing public funds while in office as ...[read more]
September 30, 2013
by Max Slater
An Egyptian court on Monday upheld a one-year prison sentence against Hisham Kandil, the former prime minister of deposed leader Mohamed Morsi. Kandil was imprisoned in April for failing to follow a court order to re-nationalize a textile company sold by former president Hosni Mubarak. Kandil's a... ...[read more]
August 25, 2013
by Endia Vereen
Former Egyptian prime minister Hosni Mubarak appeared in court on Sunday to face retrial on complicity charges in the killing of over 100 protesters during the country's 2011 uprising. Mubarak was recently released from prison and placed under house arrest at a military hospital after a court ...[read more]
August 23, 2013
by Blake Lynch
Former Egyptian prime minister Hosni Mubarak was moved from prison to house arrest on a military hospital on Thursday. Mubarak's release comes amid widespread protests led by the Muslim Brotherhood following last month's ouster of president Mohammed Morsi. Although Mubarak's release of comes at a ...[read more]
August 21, 2013
by Theresa Donovan
A court in Cairo ordered the release of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak on Wednesday, in a long-pending corruption case. Mubarak, now 85, still faces charges of complicity for the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising that forced him from power. Mubarak's lawyer stated that he may ...[read more]

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