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AllAfrica.com
Egypt Court Bans Mubarak-Era Interior Minister, 12 Officials From TravelCairo — A Cairo court banned on Sunday former interior minister Habib al-Adly a
Egypt Court Bans Mubarak-Era Interior Minister, 12 Officials From Travel
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Cairo — A Cairo court banned on Sunday former interior minister Habib al-Adly and a dozen others from travel, as Adly faced the latest charge brought against him. Adly is accused of "abuse of office" by issuing rewards to police officers and... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Unfinished businessLast week, Cairo prosecution appealed a ruling by the Court of Cassation regard
Unfinished business
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
Last week, Cairo prosecution appealed a ruling by the Court of Cassation regarding the release of Gamal and Alaa Mubarak. The prosecution wants the sons of the former president returned to prison for eight more months after a miscalculation of the... Read more
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International Business Times
Egypt: Fears grow for Christian convert held captive in brutal Cairo prison for his religious beliefs Some 10 years ago, journalist Bishoy Hegazy became the first person in the Midd
Egypt: Fears grow for Christian convert held captive in brutal Cairo prison for his religious beliefs
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
Some 10 years ago, journalist Bishoy Hegazy became the first person in the Middle East to persuade the state to recognise his conversion from Islam to Christianity on his official ID card. Today, he languishes inside Egypt's notorious Tora jail,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Between Hope and the Desolation of Absence - the Wives of Egyptian Political Detainees On Uprising AnniversaryCairo — Their days are heavy, their lives have been put on hold, and their drea
Between Hope and the Desolation of Absence - the Wives of Egyptian Political Detainees On Uprising Anniversary
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Cairo — Their days are heavy, their lives have been put on hold, and their dreams, like their loved ones, are locked up. Detainees' wives spend their days waiting for their loved ones' freedom. For Nourhan Hefzy, the wife of Ahmed Douma, the fifth... Read more
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The Atlantic
A Revolution Devours Its ChildrenCAIRO—It takes about 30 minutes to drive from the teeming Cairo neighborhood of
A Revolution Devours Its Children
The Atlantic / Posted 20 days ago
CAIRO—It takes about 30 minutes to drive from the teeming Cairo neighborhood of Faisal to what locals call “El Sijn”—Arabic for “the prison.” There are many in Egypt, but everyone seems to know the prison: Tora Prison, opened in 1908. It has housed a... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Religious reform in questionOn 28 December the Court of Misdemeanours convicted Islamic researcher and TV a
Religious reform in question
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 1 months ago
On 28 December the Court of Misdemeanours convicted Islamic researcher and TV announcer Islam Al-Beheiri for insulting Islam and sentenced him to one year in jail instead of the initial five. The court convicted Al-Beheiri after Al-Azhar, along with... Read more

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