Indefinite Pretrial Detention in Egypt: Rotation and Detention Pending Multiple Cases

Source: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Author(s): Yasmin Omar and Mai El-Sadany Original Link: https://timep.org/explainers/indefinite-pretrial-detention-in-egypt-rotation-and-detention-pending-multiple-cases/ In recent years, Egyptian authorities have increasingly turned pretrial detention from an exceptional legal measure to a punitive tool used regularly against human rights...

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Probation as Compounded Punishment in Egypt

Source: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Author(s): Yasmin Omar and Mai El-Sadany Original Link: https://timep.org/commentary/analysis/probation-as-compounded-punishment-in-egypt/ This week, officers went into the Dokki Police Station and threatened to send Egyptian activist and blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah back to jail if he did not stop talking about the conditions of his probation...

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Egyptian Authorities are Denigrating the Revolution

Source: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Author(s): Yasmin Omar and Mai El-Sadany Original Link: https://timep.org/commentary/analysis/egyptian-authorities-are-denigrating-the-revolution/ Earlier this month, Judge Muhammad Shereen Fahmy of the Cairo Criminal Court sentenced Egyptian activist Ahmed Douma to 15 years in prison and a fine of six million Egyptian pounds in a retrial of...

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Egypt’s New Media Regulations: Legislating State Control Over Information

Source: The Tahrir Institute For Middle East Policy Author: Mai El-Sadany Original Link: https://timep.org/commentary/egypts-new-media-regulations-legislating-state-control-over-information/ Nearly one and a half years after Egypt’s parliament voted on legislation to create three new media regulators, the country’s legislative body had been expected to pass a law to more broadly govern the...

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