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Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
7/16/2024 10:11:47 PM
The National Dialogue and parliament are working closely to draft new legislation limiting pretrial detention, reports Gamal Essam El-Din

Egypt - Politics
7/7/2024 6:22:46 PM
Egypt's National Dialogue's Board of Trustees met Saturday to discuss several topics, principally proposing new legislation for pretrial detention.

Egypt - Politics
6/2/2024 2:20:57 PM
The Board of Trustees of Egypt's National Dialogue has appealed to the judicial authorities to release citizens who have been held in pretrial detention due to their involvement in activities supporting the Palestinian cause.

Egypt - Politics
3/8/2024 10:04:59 PM
A House subcommittee has issued a draft of the proposed new Code of Criminal Procedures, adding and amending key provisions - among them are provisions reducing the maximum duration of pretrial detention, and regulating travel bans and asset freezes.

Egypt - Courts & Law
2/7/2024 7:36:02 PM
The Egyptian authorities released 32 pretrial detainees on Wednesday, including three journalism and media workers, according to human rights activist Hossam Bahgat.

Egypt - Politics
5/3/2023 1:41:07 PM
​A few hours ahead of the launch of the long-awaited ‘National Dialogue’ in Egypt, which kicks off on Wednesday, its general coordinator stressed that the issue of pretrial detention would be at the top of the human rights discussions agenda during the dialogue’s sessions.

Egypt - Courts & Law
1/21/2023 9:42:01 PM
Safwan Thabet, the chairman of the country’s biggest dairy and juice producer Juhayna Food Industries, and his son Seif El-Din, who were detained over terror charges, were released, the businessman’s daughter wrote on social media on Saturday.

Egypt - Courts & Law
9/14/2022 6:51:34 PM
The Egyptian State Security Prosecution ordered on Wednesday the release of Ahmed El-Nagdy, a journalist at the Qatari-based Al-Jazeera TV channel, who was detained in 2020 on charges including spreading false news.

Egypt - Politics
5/23/2022 8:36:44 PM
The Egyptian presidency has said it will consider including the name of activist Yahia Hussein Abdel-Hady, sentenced on Monday to four years in prison, on a pardon list set to be issued “within days,” said the Presidential Pardon Committee.

Egypt - Courts & Law
5/8/2022 2:30:15 PM
Egyptian human rights organisations have welcomed the Egyptian authorities’ decision to release a number of activists and journalists while demanding an amendment to the pretrial detention law.

Egypt - Courts & Law
4/30/2022 11:13:34 PM
Egypt’s newly reactivated Presidential Pardon Committee has finished preparing a new list of prisoners who will be pardoned on the occasion of Eid El-Fitr, an official statement read on Saturday.

Egypt - Courts & Law
4/25/2022 4:35:14 PM
The Journalists Syndicate praised the Public Prosecution decision to release 41 pretrial detainees on Sunday, calling it “important and constructive” and expressing hope that authorities would release other journalists not involved in any terror-related cases.

Egypt - Courts & Law
1/8/2022 10:37:16 PM
Egyptian-Palestinian Activist Ramy Shaath arrived in France on Saturday, his family announced, after spending two and a half years in pretrial detention in Egypt on accusations of assisting a terrorist group.

Egypt - Politics
7/18/2021 4:24:48 PM
Legal sources said the release of the three came after it was confirmed that they were not charged in other cases, adding that “they have arrived their homes.”

Egypt - Politics
11/15/2016 3:12:20 PM
Gamal and Alaa Mubarak were ordered released on 12 October after receiving three-year prison sentences, which they fulfilled in pretrial detention