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The Egyptian Court of Cassation affirmed a ruling by the criminal court calling for the execution of Aḥmad Saʿīd Ibrāhīm al-Sunbāṭī for the murder of Father Samaʿān Shiḥāta Rizq Allāh.  This ruling is now final and no longer able to be appealed. 
On Thursday December 17, the Minya Criminal Court acquitted the three defendants who had stripped naked an elderly Coptic Christian woman, Suʿād Thābit, known in the media as "Lady of al-Karam. The three men had been previously sentenced to ten years each in absentia by the Minya Criminal Court in...
The Minyā Criminal Court announced that it had referred the case of Suʿād Thābit, otherwise known as the “woman of al-Karam,” for a second time to the appeals court of Banī Suwayf , so it can be reviewed by another circuit.
On Wednesday, Egyptian authorities carried out the execution of terrorist Hishām ʿAshmāwī after he was convicted of committing several terror-related crimes among them being targeting prominent figures and civilians and carrying out the bombings of several security facilities.
The Minyā Criminal Court sentenced three people, accused of stripping the clothes off a Coptic woman in May of 2016, to ten years in prison.  The court sentenced the defendants in absentia, since they did not respond to the court’s attendance notification.
Some American circles are circulating amongst themselves claims related to the imprisonment and death of the dual American-Egyptian citizen Muṣṭafā Qāsim, saying that he was exposed to a mock trial and therefore it bears responsibility for his declining health.  However, the Interior Ministry...
The criminal court in al-Minyā decided to delay a judgment to April 16th for the arson case of Coptic homes in the village of al-Karam, the center of Abū Qurqāṣ in al-Minyā.  This came after today’s session where Copts from the village provided testimony in court.   The Copts in front of the judge...
Muḥammad ʿAwaḍ, a Muslim extremist, tried to kill Rafīq Karam, a Copt and owner of a car workshop on in al-Marj with a switchblade, cutting him deeply in the neck very close to his neck arteries.  ʿAwaḍ did this all while directing insults and abuse towards Copts, and describing them as non-...
Recently released political activist, ʿAlāʾ ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ, announced on Wednesday that he had gone to the National Council for Human Rights to complain about the inflexibility of carrying out the punishment of police observation.
The Cairo Criminal Court continues to hear the prosecutor's pleading in the retrial of the ousted President Muḥammad Mursī and 23 Brotherhood leaders in connection with Ḥamas with the maximum sentence imposed on the defendants. The session will be held under the chairmanship of Judge Muḥammad...

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