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Maadi man who sexually assaulted child sentenced to 10 years in prison
Egypt

Maadi man who sexually assaulted child sentenced to 10 years in prison

On Tuesday, Cairo Criminal Court sentenced Mohamed Gawdat to ten years in prison for sexually harassing a homeless child inside…
Alexei Navalny describes harsh conditions in Russian penal colony
World

Alexei Navalny describes harsh conditions in Russian penal colony

Freshly shaved head, tired eyes, poker face: Alexei Navalny, Russia’s most high-profile prisoner, conveyed a first photo and message to his…
Misr El-Kheir launches initiative for indebted female prisoners for Mother’s Day
Egypt

Misr El-Kheir launches initiative for indebted female prisoners for Mother’s Day

Egypt’s Misr El-Kheir Foundation launched the largest campaign to pay the debts of female indebted prisoners through offering shares at…
Rights group: Jordan’s debt prisons violate human rights law
Middle East

Rights group: Jordan’s debt prisons violate human rights law

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Samer Qraih had a good job working at a bank in Amman, Jordan, and decided to…
British-Iranian aid worker appears in Iran court for propaganda trial
Middle East

British-Iranian aid worker appears in Iran court for propaganda trial

DUBAI (Reuters) – British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was tried on a new charge of making “propaganda against the system”…
Haifa Wehbe thanks Egyptian judiciary for sentencing ex-business manager to 5 years in prison
Egypt

Haifa Wehbe thanks Egyptian judiciary for sentencing ex-business manager to 5 years in prison

Lebanese singer and actress Haifa Wehbe thanked the “fair Egyptian judiciary” after it sentenced her former business manager to three years…
Cairo court sentences serial rapist Ahmed Bassam Zaki sentenced to three years in prison
Egypt

Cairo court sentences serial rapist Ahmed Bassam Zaki sentenced to three years in prison

The Misdemeanor Economic Court sentenced Ahmed Bassam Zaki to three years in prison on Tuesday, referring the civil case to…
Freed British-Australian academic was detained in Iran due to Israeli partner: media
Middle East

Freed British-Australian academic was detained in Iran due to Israeli partner: media

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A British-Australian academic who was freed from Iranian jail on Thursday was detained in 2018 on espionage…
Jailed Iranian rights lawyer released, amid health problems
Middle East

Jailed Iranian rights lawyer released, amid health problems

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A leading Iranian human rights lawyer has been released from prison, Iran’s state-run news agency reported…
Senior Muslim Brotherhood leader Essam al-Erian dies in prison
Egypt

Senior Muslim Brotherhood leader Essam al-Erian dies in prison

Abdel Moneim Abdel Maksoud, a lawyer for the Muslim Brotherhood, said that on Thursday he received a call from the…
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