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.

365 convicts released by presidential pardon

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 - 11:56 GMT

Of those, 175 were given conditional release.

German woman sentenced to 5 years for joining Daesh

Fri, 05 Jul 2019 - 11:31 GMT

The regional court in the southwestern German city of Stuttgart had earlier Friday convicted the 32-year-old defendant of joining a foreign terrorist organization.

324 convicts released by presidential pardon

Thu, 23 May 2019 - 12:41 GMT

Earlier this month, a total of 232 inmates have been pardoned.

Cairo Criminal Court issues ruling in Marmina Church lawsuit

Sun, 12 May 2019 - 12:44 GMT

The lawsuit had 11 defendants and dates back to 2017.

Two Reuters reporters freed in Myanmar after more than 500 days in jail

Tue, 07 May 2019 - 08:59 GMT

Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars.

Interrogations in Wahat lawsuit revealed

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 - 04:35 GMT

Egypt Today obtained a copy of interrogations conducted by the Military General Prosecution in the lawsuit publicly known as “The Attack on the Oasis (Wahat)

Prison warden reveals how the Muslim Brotherhood spread rumours, lies

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 - 12:21 GMT

Adeeb explained that the Muslim Brotherhood relies heavily on spreading lies and false information in order to regain power.