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In his capacity as a lawyer, Ahmad ‘Abd al-Hafīz comments on Article 80 of the law. He asserts that this article threatens the principles of law and public institutions, and endangers many citizens. He displays a contradiction between this article and the principles of the judiciary in Egypt.
Dr. Sa‘d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm, head of the Ibn Khaldūn Center for Development Studies, protests in writing the activities of the Mubārak regime. He says that it treats its citizens like slaves, takes a huge amount of foreign aid and then still tries to blame others, like himself, for seeking foreign...
Dr. Sa‘d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm denies fear of returning to Egypt.
The Egyptian Court of Cassation accepted the second appeal Saad Eddin Ibrahim lodged against the seven-year imprisonment sentence handed down to him. The Cassation Court cancelled the ruling and set January 7 for a third and final trial of Ibrahim. Ibrahim was released after the court?s session.
Judiciary independence and national pride are dominating the Egyptian reactions to the US threat to cut aid to Egypt on protest to the seven-year imprisonment sentence given to Saad Eddin Ibrahim. Ibrahim’s American wife says that the crisis will be solved in Egypt without American pressure.
National pride has led Egypt to strongly criticize the American decision to freeze additional foreign aid to Egypt in protest of the prosecution of human rights activist Saad Eddin Ibrahim. Observers believe the decision is an effort to influence Egyptian policies.
The Supreme State Security Court sentenced Saad Eddin Ibrahim to seven years in jail on the charge of receiving donations from the European Union without having a legal permission. Ibrahim expressed his surprise at the fact that the court gave its ruling in a very short time and said the...
The Egyptian Cassation Court annulled the sentences given by the Supreme State Security Court against Dr. Saad Eddin Ibrahim and against 18 of the other 27 defendants. It also ordered their retrial and refused the defense request to stay the execution of the seven years imprisonment sentence...
Saad Eddin Ibrahim filed an appeal against the seven-year prison sentence he was given in the case against the Ibn Khaldoun Center. The appeal argued that the court had made mistakes in procedures and other matters related to the subject of the case.
A wide sector of Egyptian intellectuals have condemned and rejected the communiqu? in which a hundred liberal intellectuals from throughout the Arab world urge President Mubarak to free sociologist and human rights activist Dr. Saad Eddin Ibrahim.


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