Egyptian Judiciary

Nazra campaign seeks to remove obstacles for women judges
Egypt

Nazra campaign seeks to remove obstacles for women judges

Nazra for Feminist Studies, an Egyptian NGO focused on women's rights, has launched a campaign entitled “Heya wa al-Manasa” (Her…
Sisi delivers speech on Judiciary Day
Egypt

Sisi delivers speech on Judiciary Day

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has delivered a speech on the occasion of Judiciary Day, stressing the independence of Egypt's judiciary…
SIS: Egypt categorically rejects comments on verdicts of its judiciary
Egypt

SIS: Egypt categorically rejects comments on verdicts of its judiciary

Egypt has noted that some countries and international organizations have insisted on commenting on verdicts of the Egyptian judiciary, which…
Presidential powers questioned in elections appeal
Egypt

Presidential powers questioned in elections appeal

  A judicial body on Wednesday appealed the Cairo Administrative Court's recent decision to suspend upcoming parliamentary elections, raising questions…
The law as a weapon
Opinion

The law as a weapon

In the past two months of the country’s purported transition to democracy, the legal realm has come to the fore…
Face offs between the judiciary and the president look likely to continue in 2013
Egypt

Face offs between the judiciary and the president look likely to continue in 2013

As the year comes to a close, the judiciary’s engrossing plotline culminates with quite a dramatic scene: stones hurled and…
A new judicial moment in Egypt
Opinion

A new judicial moment in Egypt

The paradox is stark. Vice President Mahmoud Mekky, Justice Minister Ahmed Mekky and Constituent Assembly Chief Hossam al-Gheriany — three…
No timeout in Egypt’s judicial battles
Opinion

No timeout in Egypt’s judicial battles

Egyptians who feel buffeted by one startling judicial ruling after another seem at first glance to have been given a…
No justice, no peace
Opinion

No justice, no peace

Last Sunday, a military tribunal acquitted a former army doctor accused of conducting so-called "virginity tests" on a number of…
Court decision on presidential election law: Road block or minor speed bump for the military?
Opinion

Court decision on presidential election law: Road block or minor speed bump for the military?

Egypt's route to political transition over the past year has been bumpy, confusing, and guided by the roadmap laid out…
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