CAIRO (AP) — A leading Egyptian pro-democracy activist was freed from prison early Friday after serving a five-year sentence for organizing and taking part in protests, his family and lawyer said....
Egypt court upholds 3-year prison sentence for ex-president
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's main appeals court has upheld a three-year prison sentence for former president Mohammed Morsi, who is already jailed in other cases, over a conviction for insulting the judiciary.
The Court of Cassation upheld the same sentence for Morsi and 19 others on Monday, also fining the former Islamist president 1 million Egyptian pounds ($60,000) in the case. Morsi was accused of insulting a sitting judge during a speech he gave as president.
Egypt court jails ousted president over insulting judiciary
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court convicted former Islamist President Mohammed Morsi and 19 others on Saturday of insulting the judiciary, sentencing them to three years in prison in a court session aired on TV.
Egypt top appeals court upholds 5-years prison for activist
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's highest appeals court on Wednesday upheld a five-year prison sentence for an iconic figure of the country's pro-democracy movement convicted for taking part in a peaceful demonstration in 2013.
The decision confirmed a prior verdict by a criminal court that ruled Alaa Abdel-Fattah had protested illegally, endangered the public interest, and stolen a police radio. Street protests have been effectively banned in Egypt.