Egyptial parliament may amend constitution to empower military courts to try terrorism cases

By Al-Masry Al-Youm, 16 December 2016
Members of the House of Representatives (parliament) in Egypt on Monday demanded the amendment of the constitution to grant military prosecution jurisdiction over terrorism cases. Egypt's constitution allows military prosecution of civilians in certain cases stipulated in article 204, i.e., crimes that constitute a direct assault against military facilities. Assaults against churches and worshi[...] Read more here: Egypt Independent


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