Amira El-Fekki

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Journalist in DNE’s politics section, focusing on human rights, laws and legislations, press freedom, among other local political issues.

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NCWR reports lawyer for saying sexual harassment, rape is “national duty”

The National Council for Women Rights (NCWR) will file a report to the prosecutor-general regarding public statements inciting to sexually harassing and raping women. Well-known conservative and controversial lawyer Nabih Al-Wahsh said on TV that sexual harassment and rape would be “a national duty” to fulfil against girls who “do not have self-respect” or “wear …

Amira El-Fekki

With military jurisdiction lifted, protest cases to go to State Security Emergency courts 

Military courts will no longer be handling protest cases, according to a verdict issued Saturday by the Egyptian Constitutional Court. Under the state of emergency extended for three months by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, protest cases are expected to be handled by State Security Emergency courts. The Egyptian Constitutional Court’s verdict decided that civilians facing …

Amira El-Fekki

Germany confirms killing of two nationals in Hurghada stabbing

Two female German tourists were killed in an attack on a beach resort Friday in Hurghada. The German embassy in Cairo has quoted its foreign ministry in a statement on Saturday morning confirming that the two victims were German nationals. The embassy further stated that its representatives were present at the crime scene. A man …

Amira El-Fekki