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Female judges to take seats in Public Prosecution, State Council in October
Egypt

Female judges to take seats in Public Prosecution, State Council in October

The Supreme Judicial Council has decided that it will appoint female judges within Egypt’s State Council and Public Prosecution, beginning…
Egypt’s Supreme Judicial Council to resume judiciary work starting May 16
Egypt

Egypt’s Supreme Judicial Council to resume judiciary work starting May 16

Egyptian Supreme Judicial Council on Tuesday has chosen to resume judiciary work for the Court of Cassation, appeal courts and…
Egypt’s judges divided over controversial new judicial authority law
Egypt

Egypt’s judges divided over controversial new judicial authority law

Egypt’s judges are divided over the controversial new judicial authority law ratified by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday, which…
Supreme Judicial Council head supports appointment of female judges
Egypt

Supreme Judicial Council head supports appointment of female judges

President of the Supreme Judicial Council Ahmed Gamal Eddin said in a statement of Tuesday that he does not object…
15 judges removed, others pending ouster over pro-Morsi statement
Egypt

15 judges removed, others pending ouster over pro-Morsi statement

The Supreme Judicial Council’s disciplinary committee removed 15 judges from their posts on Monday for support of former president Mohamed…
Egypt rights groups say detention of high-school student ‘illegal’
Egypt

Egypt rights groups say detention of high-school student ‘illegal’

The extended detention of a young Egyptian who came to be known to many as the "anti-torture t-shirt" detainee is…
Ali Omran named interim general prosecutor
Egypt

Ali Omran named interim general prosecutor

The Supreme Judicial Council has tasked Ali Omran, the most senior assistant general prosecutor, to temporarily become General prosecutor, succeeding…
Judiciary seeks insurance bonuses for judges following Arish deaths
Egypt

Judiciary seeks insurance bonuses for judges following Arish deaths

The Supreme Judicial Council says it will seek insurance bonus offers for all members of the judicial and prosecution service. The…
Hesham Barakat sworn in as new prosecutor general
Egypt

Hesham Barakat sworn in as new prosecutor general

Judge Hesham Barakat was sworn in on Wednesday as new Prosecutor General, replacing Abdel Meguid Mahmoud who resigned despite a…
Supreme Judicial Council: No decision yet on return of ex-prosecutor general
Egypt

Supreme Judicial Council: No decision yet on return of ex-prosecutor general

The Supreme Judicial Council is yet to make a final decision over whether to reinstate former prosecutor general, Abdel Meguid…
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