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Lawyer Najīb Jibrāʾīl, legal adviser to the Coptic Orthodox Church and head of the Egyptian Union Organization for Human Rights (EUOHR), filed a lawsuit on Wednesday August 25, 2021, to the Administrative Court demanding the Minister of Interior and the Civil Status Sector to remove the religion...
Thousand days have passed since the disappearance of Muṣṭafā al-Najjār Egyptian politician, founder of the Justice Party, and a symbol of the January revolution 2011. The Egyptian authorities still did not investigate his case, denying his imprisonment and rejecting the disclosure of his...
The Coptic Orthodox Church issued an official statement published in al-Kirāza Magazine about the execution of Wāʾil Saʿd (formerly known as Monk Ashʿiyāʾ al-Maqārī) for killing Bishop Epiphanius [Epīphāniyyūs], head of St. Macarius Monastery [dayr Abū Maqār].
The first circuit for Freedoms and Rights of the Administrative Court is hearing a case filed by lawyers Dr. Hānī Sāmiḥ and Ṣalāḥ Bakhīt. The litigation — registered under number 48010 of the legal year 75- calls for the cancellation of “the decision and security instructions and alerts issued by...
Public Prosecution issued a temporary order to not bring criminal charges forward for the 2014 Fairmont Nile City Hotel rape case due to a lack of adequate evidence against the suspects.  It subsequently ordered the release of all defendants held in pretrial detention.
The harassment of a young girl in the Maadi neighborhood sparked controversy and widespread anger in Egyptian society after a video showing the sexual assault was posted on Facebook. Activists on Twitter then launched the hashtag ‘#child_molester’, accompanied by the perpetrator’s photo.
In an unexpected move, the defense team for the suspects accused of harassing and assaulting “Bassant,” otherwise known as the “Mīt Ghamr girl,” has asked for “compromising” videos of her from her neighbors and other people in the city on the condition that they do not include any inappropriate or...
Public Prosecution issued a decision regarding the attack on three Coptic shops in al-Wardiyān, Alexandria, which resulted in the death of Ramsīs Būlus Hirmīnā (47 years old) and the stabbing of his brother ʿĀdil Būlus Hirmīnā (60 years old).  Tāriq Fawzī Shinūda and his clothing store were also...
Joint investigations into the murder of Italian student Giulio Regeni between Egypt and Italy, which have been going on for over four years, have temporarily come to a halt.  Regeni was a graduate student at the University of Cambridge, conducting doctoral research in Cairo.  He then disappeared,...
Four months since Tik Tok star Mina ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz was arrested, she has returned to ordinary life after undergoing psychological rehabilitation as ordered by the Public Prosecution.

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