Egypt discusses draft law for tougher sexual harassment punishment

Sun, 11 Jul 2021 - 12:20 GMT

The amendments harshened the imprisonment term and the fine imposed on the offenders.

Security source denies claims inmate deprived of rights to medical care at Egypt's Torah Prison

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 01:53 GMT

“What was mentioned in the statement is completely false,” source at the Ministry of Interior said.

2 exceptional visits granted to all inmates on occasion of Sinai Liberation, Easter Celebrations

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 - 10:56 GMT

Two exceptional visits have been granted to all inmates across Egypt on the occasion of the celebration of Sinai Liberation Day corresponding April 25th and Easter celebrations.

Man who harbored Maadi child molester sentenced to 1 year in prison

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 01:50 GMT

Maadi Misdemeanor Court ruled Thursday to sentence to one year in prison a defendant who hided the molester who sexually abused a girl in March.

Study: Egypt soon to have zero debtors in prison

Tue, 23 Mar 2021 - 04:24 GMT

A recent study issued by the Egyptian Center for Thought and Strategic Studies shed the light on the phenomenon of debtors in Egypt, who end up in prison.

Egypt's Aswan Criminal Court sentences 8 to death for killing police officer

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 01:26 GMT

That was in a fire exchange in 2018 during an arrest attempt.

Egypt denies rumors on mass punishment in Aqrab prison

Sun, 20 Dec 2020 - 09:23 GMT

Such rumors are baseless and banned Muslim Brotherhood members and supporters seek to spread such rumors to destabilize the public opinion

Number of convicts in Egypt to be granted presidential pardon

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 - 06:05 GMT

A committee presided by the chair of the Prisons Authority will review cases to determine eligible inmates.

West Alexandria district head sentenced to 3yrs in prison over bribery

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 04:56 GMT

Alexandria Criminal Court sentenced the head of West Alexandria district to 3 years in prison over receiving a bribe from a contractor to cover up violations in the district.

Prisons sterilized, PCR tests carried out to inmates

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 - 02:32 GMT

Visits have been suspended as a protective measure against COVID-19.

Prison visits suspended for 10 day for inmates' safety: Interior ministry

Tue, 10 Mar 2020 - 11:00 GMT

The Interior Ministry suspended prison visits nationwide for 10 days as of Tuesday for public and inmates' safety.

All you need to know about US-Egyptian deceased inmate Moustafa Kassem

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 - 02:37 GMT

Kassem was imprisoned on charges of disturbing public peace, terrorizing, intimidation, and spreading horror among citizens.

Top prosecutor orders autopsy of US-Egyptian prisoner’s body

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 - 03:23 GMT

Egypt’s Top Prosecutor Hamada el-Sawy ordered an autopsy to determine the cause of prisoner Mustafa Qassem's death.

How Child Law treats babies of jailed mothers

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 - 02:58 GMT

The Egyptian Child Law stipulates that a nursery is included in every women’s prison, where the standards and supervision of the Social Affairs Ministry apply.

54K debtors released from jail in 2019: Prison Authority

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 - 12:44 GMT

A total of 20,188 male and female debtors have been released from prison, 19,490 pardoned be the president.

Members of Supreme State Security Prosecution visit Tora Prison

Sun, 10 Nov 2019 - 02:35 GMT

The video shows the prosecutors checking the food and healthcare facilities.

Detention of collector charged in public opinion case renewed

Thu, 31 Oct 2019 - 01:48 GMT

He will be detained for further 15 days pending investigation.

305 prisoners pardoned on occasion of October victory

Thu, 31 Oct 2019 - 12:34 GMT

Eighty-six received presidential pardons while 219 were released on parole.

403 prisoners released by presidential pardon

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 - 01:51 GMT

After examining all eligible prisoners’ cases, the committee in charge decided to grant 257 conditional releases, and 146 unconditional releases.

Cassation Court upholds sentences against MB elements

Sat, 27 Jul 2019 - 02:10 GMT

A criminal court has previously sentenced five defendants to three years in prison, four others to two years in jail and three of them to 10 years.