Judicial Reform

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 07:58
"Hay algunos sectores que sin duda prefieren que exista la impunidad a la justicia”. Claudia Paz y Paz, Fiscal General
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 07:54
Human rights organizations, who have long demanded this as a way to end rampant impunity in the military, hailed the decision as “historic"
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 07:52
La reforma del Código de Justicia Militar, cabe señalar, ha sido una añeja exigencia de las víctimas de abusos castrenses
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 07:50
Por unanimidad, el pleno de la Cámara de Diputados aprobó la minuta de reforma enviada por el Senado, para que los miembros de las fuerzas armadas puedan ser juzgados ante tribunales civiles
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 05:17
“Some of the actions of those in charge of making the selection are little short of amazing,” said Iván Velásquez, who heads a United Nations-backed commission of international lawyers, known by its Spanish acronym Cicig.
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 05:13
Among the military code provisions changed is one saying that all crimes committed by soldiers on duty are considered crimes against military discipline. Human rights activists long argued that it allowed security forces to cover up crimes.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 13:31
The Obama administration’s plan to keep military aid flowing to Egypt ran into significant opposition Tuesday as a key senator blocked the next batch of shipments and other lawmakers criticized the White House for not responding more forcefully to the military-led government’s crackdown on opposition groups.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 13:27
The Egyptian government has the responsibility to ensure that every citizen is afforded due process.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 13:25
Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Nabil Fahmy is scheduled to continue meeting high level US government officials on Wednesday.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 13:22
Egypt's leadership has faced a steady stream of criticism since the military ousted an elected government last summer and began cracking down on its opponents. In the latest development, an Egyptian judge on Monday sentenced nearly 700 people to death, many of them members or supporters of the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood.