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Dr. Sa‘d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm denies fear of returning to Egypt.
The Egyptian Court of Cassation accepted the second appeal Saad Eddin Ibrahim lodged against the seven-year imprisonment sentence handed down to him. The Cassation Court cancelled the ruling and set January 7 for a third and final trial of Ibrahim. Ibrahim was released after the court?s session.
Judiciary independence and national pride are dominating the Egyptian reactions to the US threat to cut aid to Egypt on protest to the seven-year imprisonment sentence given to Saad Eddin Ibrahim. Ibrahim’s American wife says that the crisis will be solved in Egypt without American pressure.
National pride has led Egypt to strongly criticize the American decision to freeze additional foreign aid to Egypt in protest of the prosecution of human rights activist Saad Eddin Ibrahim. Observers believe the decision is an effort to influence Egyptian policies.
The Supreme State Security Court sentenced Saad Eddin Ibrahim to seven years in jail on the charge of receiving donations from the European Union without having a legal permission. Ibrahim expressed his surprise at the fact that the court gave its ruling in a very short time and said the...
The Egyptian Cassation Court annulled the sentences given by the Supreme State Security Court against Dr. Saad Eddin Ibrahim and against 18 of the other 27 defendants. It also ordered their retrial and refused the defense request to stay the execution of the seven years imprisonment sentence...
A wide sector of Egyptian intellectuals have condemned and rejected the communiqu? in which a hundred liberal intellectuals from throughout the Arab world urge President Mubarak to free sociologist and human rights activist Dr. Saad Eddin Ibrahim.
A new episode in the case of the jailed professor, Saad Eddin Ibrahim, has been revealed in the local media of this week. An employee in a department of his center accused him of corruption, while his family threatened to halt their collaboration with the State Security department. At the same...
The Cassation court set the session of October 17 for examining the appeal lodged to stop implementation of the seven-year prison sentence given to Saad Eddin Ibrahim. Ibrahim’s defense team denied that there was any American pressure behind setting the session of October 17 for examining the...
Asharq al-Awsat revealed that the American consul visited Ibrahim in the prison’s hospital and relieved his worry. He promised Ibrahim that the American embassy would take care of his case in his capacity as an American citizen. al-Musawwar and al-Ah...
Saad Eddin Ibrahim’s lawyer presented a demand to release Saad Eddin for health reasons. Lawyers and intellectuals are also considering making a request to President Mubarak to stay the execution of the prison sentence. Officials demonstrated a positive sign to easing the crisis when they...
Egypt was angry about the stormy reactions that broke following the sentence given to Saad Eddin Ibrahim. The ruling renewed tension between Egypt and the U.S., which considers Ibrahim an American human rights activist. It condemned the ruling and started a new verbal war against the Cairo...
The USA criticized the way the Egyptian authorities dealt with the case of the Ibn Khaldoun Center and the sentence the Supreme Court of State Security pronounced upon its head, Dr. Saad Eddin Ibrahim. Egyptian official sources denied that such an American criticism might lead to Ibrahim’s...
The Supreme State Security Court sentenced Saad Eddin Ibrahim to seven years imprisonment with hard labor. Nadia Abdel Nour, the financial director of the Center, Khalid Fayad, Salwa Hamid and Marwa Zaki were sentenced to two years with hard labor. Another three defendants were sentenced to...
The State Security Supreme Court decided to postpone the trial of Saad Eddin Ibrahim to the 19th of the coming month. Lawyer Abdel Haleem Mandour, who defends the fifth and sixth defendants and known for being an Islamist, said that he will not only defend his clients but all the defendants,...
The Supreme Court of State Security continued the trial of Dr. Saad Eddin Ibrahim. Ibrahim is accused of receiving funds without having permission, bribing public officials, undermining the dignity of the state by broadcasting information having to do with its interests and deceiving foreign...
During the trial of Saad Eddin Ibrahim, the defense objected to the prosecution’s description of Ibrahim’s behavior, considering it disfiguring to a great social scientist. Representatives from Egyptian and foreign human rights organizations attended the trial, which took place under tough...
Two days before the trial against Saad Eddin Ibrahim, Amnesty International announced its concern about the possibility of political motives behind the trial. It published a statement saying that the Egyptian authorities did not follow international standards for fair trials, describing...
The hearing sessions of the case of the Ibn Khaldoun Center, in which Saad Eddin Ibrahim and 27 of his aides are accused of forgery and financial contravention, started. al-Hayat listed the details of the two sessions and the defenses discussions with the witness for prosecution. al-Sharq al-...
The campaign against Saad Eddin Ibrahim and his committee has continued in the Egyptian media, following his referral to the high court of state security.

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