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List: Crimes punishable by death penalty

Wed, Jan. 24, 2018
CAIRO – 24 January 2018: Any Egyptian who has joined the armed forces of a state at war with Egypt is punishable by death penalty.

A death penalty is handed down to the person who has been proven to be convicted with attempted espionage with a foreign country.

Any person found assisting a foreign country with an aim to cause direct harm to the Egyptian state by attacking its military operations or to hurt its morality shall be sentenced to death.

In times of war, whoever is found cooperating with the enemy state by providing them with money, equipment, training, facilities or any other form of security assistance or facilitated the entry of the enemy into the country.

Anyone who forms an armed group to forcibly change the country’s constitution or to overthrow the republican regime or the government shall be punished with the death penalty.

Anyone who is found convicted with forming armed gangs with the purpose to attack, loot, pillage, plunder, and misappropriate public resources, to terrorize people or to hinder the police from doing its job.

Anyone who uses explosives with the purpose of committing political killing, intentionally vandalizing public facilities or attacking places of mass gathering will be punished with the death penalty.

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