Egypt: Prosecution’s expanded powers in Constitution & law

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Sherif Hilali Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-prosecutions-expanded-powers-in-constitution-law/ The approach of the Egyptian Constitution of 2014 related to the rules of pretrial detention has been criticized for lack of clear guarantees in this regard, including the need to state that the pretrial detention order should be issued...

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Egypt: Escalating violations against pretrial detainees

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Sherif Hilali Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-escalating-violations-against-pretrial-detainees/ In addition to the prolonged pretrial detention and the stereotypical recurrent charges, the Egyptian authorities have committed several other violations against detainees, Read more at original link

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Egypt: Stereotypical charges and legal framework of pretrial detention

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Sherif Hilali Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-stereotypical-charges-and-legal-framework-of-pretrial-detention/ The political and human rights activists arrested by security forces are always subjected to several recurrent stereotypical accusations, derived from the Egyptian Penal Code (Law No. 58 of 1937), the Anti-Terrorism Law...

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Egypt: Prosecution’s recycling of cases against dissidents

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Sherif Hilali Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-prosecutions-recycling-of-cases-against-dissidents/ Case recycling is a term that has become well-known in Egyptian human rights circles and even at the international level, and related to the Egyptian judicial system. Case recycling occurs when the prosecution brings a new case against...

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