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Cassation court annuls death sentences against 6 defendants in Kerdasa police killings
‘Us’ v ‘them’
It has been just over three years since the dispersal of the Rabaa Al-Adaweya and Nahda sit-ins. It has been over three years since one of the biggest state perpetrated and sanctioned massacres in modern human history, as described by Human Rights Watch, and unless you marked the day of the anniversary­—14 August—you probably haven’t …
Mohanad Elsangary
August 17, 2016
Court postpones retrial of 11 defendants accused of murdering Kerdasa police officer
Farrag was killed from a distance of approximately 20 metres with a live round that hit him on the right side of his chest, testified the former Forensics Authority spokesman
Daily News Egypt
November 8, 2015
Cassation court annuls death sentences against 6 defendants in Kerdasa police killings
The Giza Criminal Court, presided over by Judge Nagy Shehata, had sentenced the defendants to death in February
Daily News Egypt
October 12, 2015
‘Rabaa operations room’ journalists’ appeal to be heard on 1 October
Thirteen journalists received life sentences and one was sentenced to death in the case
Nourhan Fahmy
September 30, 2015
Court postpones ‘storming of Helwan police station’ case to 29 September
Police station was stormed then set ablaze, leading to deaths of three police officers and three civilians, and the injury of 19 others
Nourhan Fahmy
August 23, 2015
Court orders release of Islamist party leader
Al-Wasat Party chairman is to walk free from prison pending trial in a few days, says party spokesperson
Mahmoud Mostafa
August 11, 2015
Egypt’s young activists face crackdown, repression: Amnesty International
“The country has reverted fully to being a police state,” rights group says
Nourhan Fahmy
June 30, 2015
Capital punishment and the question of fair trials
Growing need for social dialogue in Egyptian society over capital punishment, says anthropology professor Reem Saad
Nourhan Fahmy
May 19, 2015
Verdict on closure of HRW headquarters to be issued 19 May
Although HRW does not currently have offices in Egypt, the verdict would still serve to “undermine the group’s presence in Egypt”, says lawyer
Nourhan Fahmy
April 7, 2015
Global campaign marks 600 days in prison without trial for photojournalist Shawkan
Former Al-Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy leads intensive local and international battle to support Shawkan
Amira El-Fekki
April 6, 2015
Journalists in ‘Rabaa Operations Room’ case forgotten
Defendants include 12 journalists and media workers involved in reporting August 2013’s events
Nourhan Fahmy
March 15, 2015
607 protesters died in Rabaa Al-Adaweya sit-in: Committee report
Committee holds government accountable for the number of casualties, issues recommendations
Menan Khater
November 26, 2014
Egypt optimistic about tourism recovery from October: Tourism minster
Minister of Tourism Hisham Zaazou expressed optimism on restoration of Egyptian tourism this October after eight countries lift Sinai travel warnings and Arab tourists return
Abdel Razek Al-Shuwekhi
September 3, 2014
5 dead on sit-in dispersal anniversary
1 policeman, 4 demonstrators dead and 114 arrested on Thursday’s anniversary
Daily News Egypt
August 15, 2014
The ‘revolution’ continues: Massacres, violence and counting deaths
“So when people ask me how I’m doing… how am I supposed to respond? How am I supposed to feel? What exactly am I supposed to tell them about? About the death that we saw for thirteen consecutive hours? About the day that passed by as if it were a thousand years? About the man …
Jihad Abaza
August 14, 2014
HRW report omits demolition of churches and attacks on Christians: 30 June fact-finding mission
The committee claims it is more neutral in interpreting events than other groups
Daily News Egypt
August 13, 2014
Interior Ministry says HRW was told to postpone visit
HRW top staff set to release report on Rabaa Al-Adaweya dispersal turned away by Egyptian authorities after being held overnight
Hend Kortam
August 12, 2014
Further congratulatory phone calls to Al-Sisi on inauguration
Italian and American presidents congratulate Al-Sisi as he assumes presidency
Daily News Egypt
June 11, 2014
The Brotherhood ‘deviated’ from original focus, prioritised politics over revolution: Kamal Helbawy
Daily News Egypt interviews former Muslim Brotherhood member Kamal Helbawy to discuss his history with the group, reasons for his departure, and the future of the now outlawed group
Basil El-Dabh
June 2, 2014
169 Morsi supporters acquitted
Supporters of former president acquitted of participating in violence in August 2013
Daily News Egypt
May 19, 2014
Defence team walks out of ‘Rabaa operations’ trial
Judge told defendant to “shut up”, defence lawyer says
Aya Nader
April 1, 2014
Anti-Coup Alliance calls for marches on six-month anniversary of sit-in dispersals
The pro-Morsi bloc called for demonstrations under the name “Rabaa, icon of the revolution” The Anti-Coup Alliance, the most prominent pro-Morsi opposition bloc, called for marches and demonstrations Friday to commemorate the six-month anniversary of the Rabaa and Nahda sit-in dispersals. The group released a statement via Facebook Thursday calling for peaceful resistance throughout the …
Ali Omar
February 14, 2014
Participants of political flash mob sentenced to two years with hard labour
Defence laywer says sentence will be challenged
AbdelHalim H. AbdAllah
January 27, 2014
Secretary general of the National Salvation Front resigns
The front will have a meeting after the referendum to determine its future: Free Egyptians Party spokesman
AbdelHalim H. AbdAllah
January 5, 2014
Anti-coup Alliance, SAC call for protests as security forces block entry to squares
Army and Police reinforcements in Tahrir, Rabaa Al-Adaweya, Al-Nahda and around Presidential Palace
Fady Ashraf
January 3, 2014
Revolutionary Front’s student arm denies collaboration with Morsi supporters
Violence in universities only occurred when security forces returned to campuses, says front co-founder Laila Soueif
AbdelHalim H. AbdAllah
December 15, 2013
Former FJP Shura council member arrested
25 more people arrested on Sunday
Fady Ashraf
November 25, 2013
Clashes during Friday protests
Security forces fired tear gas to disperse clashes between demonstrators and local residents
Joel Gulhane
October 25, 2013
Railways partially resume operations
The Railway Authority and the Ministry of Transportation announced the resumption of two railway lines after more than 45 days of suspension and over EGP 100m in losses
Mostafa Salem
September 28, 2013
NGO documents violence against Copts
ECPSS: August worst month of sectarian violence in modern Egyptian history
Aaron T. Rose
September 25, 2013

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