Tag Archives: Trial

Cairo court sentences 16 protesters to prison

Cairo court sentences 16 protesters to prison

Students who support the Muslim Brotherhood clash with Egyptian riot policemen surrounding the entrance of Azhar University in Cairo on Dec. 27, 2013.  (Khaled Desouki/AFP)

Students who support the Muslim Brotherhood clash with Egyptian riot policemen surrounding the entrance of Azhar University in Cairo on Dec. 27, 2013.
(Khaled Desouki/AFP)

Sixteen Muslim Brotherhood supporters were sentenced to five years in prison with hard labour after …

Cairo court acquits Al Jazeera cameraman, 61 others

Cairo court acquits Al Jazeera cameraman, 61 others

Supporters of deposed president Mohammed Morsi hold a picture of him during a rally in Cairo's Ramsis square under the Six of October bridge on July 15, 2013. (AFP Photo)

Supporters of deposed president Mohammed Morsi hold a picture of him during a rally in Cairo’s Ramsis square under the Six of October bridge on July 15, 2013.
(AFP Photo)

The North Cairo Criminal Court has acquitted 62 defendants charged …

UN Human Rights Office urges release of all imprisoned journalists

UN Human Rights Office urges release of all imprisoned journalists

An Egyptian photographer (C) runs for cover during clashes outside al-Azhar university between riot policemen and students who support the Muslim Brotherhood, in Cairo's eastern Nasr City district on December 27, 2013. At least 148 pro-Islamist protesters were arrested after they rallied in several Egyptian cities, police said, as the authorities vowed to repress demonstrations by the Muslim Brotherhood.  (AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI)

An Egyptian photographer (C) runs for cover during clashes outside al-Azhar university between riot policemen and students who support the Muslim Brotherhood, in  Nasr City on December 27, 2013.
(AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI)

The UN Human Rights Office is …

Al-Meneai beaten, psychologically tortured in detention, say friends

Al-Meneai beaten, psychologically tortured in detention, say friends

Filmmaker Hossam Meneai  (Photo Courtesy of Drew Brammer )

Filmmaker Hossam Meneai
(Photo Courtesy of Drew Brammer )

Egyptian Filmmaker Hossam Al-Meneai is still being held in prison without bail, for the ninth day, amid new allegations of mental and physical torture at the hands of the police, according …

Rape victim complains of new delay in Tunisia police trial

AFP – A woman who accused Tunisian policemen of raping her more than a year ago complained Monday that the trial has been repeatedly delayed, saying she cannot sleep at night.

The trial opened last year but has been bogged …