“In the Name of The People” Death Penalty in Egypt 2017

Source: Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights

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Original Link: https://eipr.org/en/publications/%E2%80%9C-name-people%E2%80%9D-death-penalty-egypt-2017


Chapter I of this report documents the death penalty verdicts that were issued in 2017 and which the research team managed to gather from the court documents, whether issued by the court of first instance or by the court of Cassation, or whether by a civil or military court according to the chronological order of issuance. This chapter contains details of some of these cases, including 5 cases in which the Court of Cassation has upheld death sentences, eight cases in which the death penalty were issued in civil courts, and two cases where the Supreme Military Court of Appeals has upheld death sentences against civilians…

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