Source: Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights
Author(s): Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights
Original Link: https://eipr.org/en/press/2019/03/name-people-report-death-penalty-2018
The report reviews and documents death sentences issued in Egypt throughout 2018 and attempts to analyze patterns of handing down death sentences verdicts by Egyptian courts, tracking quantitative and qualitative shifts in the application of the death penalty—the maximum penalty in criminal law and the only irreversible penalty. The report is divided into two parts: the first part reviews death sentence verdicts issued in 2018; the second part details rights violations of defendants sentenced to death during prosecution and trial and post-decision, on death rowand during execution. These violations raise serious doubts about the integrity of the investigations and trial procedures that end in death sentences for defendants.
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