Mubarak`s sons acquitted in ‘manipulating the stock market’ case

On Saturday the Cairo Criminal Court acquitted Gamal and Alaa, the sons of the deposed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, and six other businessmen and bank officials in...

Egypt pays EGP 267 bn in debt interest

Data from the Egyptian Ministry of Finance revealed that Egypt's expenses on debt interest rose during the first half of the current fiscal year by 28.7 per...

Detainee dies of medical negligence

El-Shehab Centre for Human Rights has announced the death of the Egyptian detainee Ahmed Abdel Moneim Qandil inside Scorpion Prison after his health deteriorated and he was...

Three detainees put on new case days after their release

The Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms said that three people who had been released from prison have been put on a new case. The State Security...

Parliament discusses amendments to parole

The Egyptian parliament are discussing a bill presented by the government to amend several articles of Law 396 of 1956 on the organisation of prisons. If approved,...

Egypt builds a wall on Gaza border

Egyptian eyewitnesses from Rafah City in North Sinai have said that the Egyptian authorities have been working for two weeks to construct a wall on the border...

Egypt: Shortage of medicine and decrease in oil prices due to coronavirus

Several medical manufacturers in Egypt have said that they are suffering a shortage in raw materials imported from China as coronavirus has affected trade, which may prevent...

Dismissal of 8 workers from Tanta Flax & Oil Company for striking

The board of directors of Tanta Flax and Oil Company have issued a decision to fire eight workers in the company after an open strike initiated by...

Petition circulates calling for end to pretrial detention

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information addressed the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ali Abdel-Aal, the Council of Ministers and the Supreme Council of Judicial...

Brother of former finance minister sentenced to 30 years prison for smuggling Egyptian monuments

The Cairo Criminal Court sentenced, on Saturday, Boutros Raouf Ghali, the brother of the former finance minister Youssef Ghali, to 30 years in prison, and fined him...