Egypt Executes Six People in Two Weeks

Egyptian authorities have hanged three prisoners convicted of killing a police officer during clashes that erupted in the weeks following the deadly Rabaa massacre. The executions have brought the total number to six in two weeks.

  • Egypt:   'Alarming Escalation' in Executions

    AI London, 13 February 2019

    Egyptian authorities today hanged three prisoners convicted of killing a police officer during clashes that erupted in the weeks following the deadly Rabaa massacre. The executions… Read more »

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Prisoners hanged in Egypt.

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    HRW, 12 February 2019

    Proposed amendments to Egypt's constitution, including granting the armed forces authority to intervene in government, would undermine judicial independence and expand executive… Read more »

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    HRW, 14 February 2019

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