The amendments harshened the imprisonment term and the fine imposed on the offenders.
“What was mentioned in the statement is completely false,” source at the Ministry of Interior said.
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.
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.
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.
That was in a fire exchange in 2018 during an arrest attempt.
Such rumors are baseless and banned Muslim Brotherhood members and supporters seek to spread such rumors to destabilize the public opinion
A committee presided by the chair of the Prisons Authority will review cases to determine eligible inmates.
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.
Visits have been suspended as a protective measure against COVID-19.
The Interior Ministry suspended prison visits nationwide for 10 days as of Tuesday for public and inmates' safety.
Kassem was imprisoned on charges of disturbing public peace, terrorizing, intimidation, and spreading horror among citizens.
Egypt’s Top Prosecutor Hamada el-Sawy ordered an autopsy to determine the cause of prisoner Mustafa Qassem's death.
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.
A total of 20,188 male and female debtors have been released from prison, 19,490 pardoned be the president.
The video shows the prosecutors checking the food and healthcare facilities.
He will be detained for further 15 days pending investigation.
Eighty-six received presidential pardons while 219 were released on parole.
After examining all eligible prisoners’ cases, the committee in charge decided to grant 257 conditional releases, and 146 unconditional releases.
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.