The legal team of former President Mohammed Morsi’s family is looking to charge senior members of the Egyptian regime, which ousted the country’s first-democratically elected president in a military coup. Mohammed Morsi, Egypt’s first-democratically elected president, passed away during a court hearing last year on June 17. Many in the[…]
Mohamed Morsi and Muslim Brotherhood leaders in prison in Egypt were given an ultimatum by top officials to disband the organisation or face the consequences, Middle East Eye has learned. They had until the end of Ramadan to decide. Morsi refused and within days he was dead. Brotherhood members inside[…]
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the Egyptian government should be tried in international courts for the death of former President Mohamed Morsi. Morsi, a leading member of the Muslim Brotherhood group which is now banned in Egypt, died on Monday after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on[…]
The UN has called for a “thorough and transparent investigation” into the death of Mohamed Morsi in court, as thousands of people across the Middle East paid their respects to Egypt‘s former president. The UN human rights office on Tuesday said the investigation should encompass all aspects of his treatment during nearly six[…]
The first democratically elected, former president of Egypt, Mohamed Morsi’s death should be regarded as state-orchestrated murder, according to Khalid Hilal from the international movement of Students Against the Coup. Hilal says that Morsi’s death has been the culmination of years of neglect and symbolises the death of an era[…]
Egypt‘s former President Mohamed Morsi was buried on Tuesday in eastern Cairo, one of his lawyers told AFP news agency, a day after he collapsed in court and died shortly after. “He was buried in Medinat Nasr, in eastern Cairo, with his family present. The funeral prayer was said in Tora prison hospital” where[…]
Five years ago, Fatima Yehia and Hatem Mohamed volunteered as field doctors at a number of sit-ins that were violently dispersed by police and army forces in the crackdown that followed the 2013 coup. Like many other medical professionals who volunteered to save lives in the bloody events of July[…]
Ahmed Shafik, former Egyptian prime minister, says he is still considering running in next year’s presidential elections but that he will need to explore the option further. Appearing on Egypt’s Dream TV channel on Sunday evening, Shafik denied that Egyptian authorities had kidnapped him, as was claimed by his family[…]
Six years after the uprising that ended his rule, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been acquitted over his alleged involvement in the killings of hundreds of protesters in 2011. The Court of Cassation’s final ruling on Thursday could see Mubarak walk free. After an all-day hearing, Judge Ahmed Abdel Qawi[…]
The family of Egypt’s former President Mohamed Morsi yesterday denounced the arrest of his son Osama at the hands of Egyptian authorities. Osama’s brother, Ahmed said: “The arrest of Osama, who is our family spokesman, is a new crime against the president’s family and a continuation of the harassment against[…]
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