Ahmad Saleh

Egyptian lawyer

The Right to Innocence after Pardon: Egypt’s Court of Cassation Supports the Right to Appeal

On 25 November 2018, Egypt’s Court of Cassation issued a ruling holding that a partial presidential pardon from the remainder of a sentence does not preclude the continuation of appeal...Read More >>

Al-Azhar Legislates: A New Bill on Personal Status Enrages Egypt’s Parliament

The personal status bill that al-Azhar University’s Council of Senior Scholars itself prepared after ignoring the proposals that Parliament presented to it has provoked widespread cont...Read More >>

Local Councils in Egypt: Decentralization and the Dream of Political Action

The transitional articles of Egypt’s 2014 Constitution stipulated that a new system of local administration should be gradually implemented within five years of the date it enters into...Read More >>

Regulating Ride-Hailing Apps in Egypt: The Legal Battle for Transport in Egypt

During the last three years, private transport apps that connect  drivers to passengers using GPS , most notably the American company Uber and the Emeriti company Careem, have become wi...Read More >>

The Policies of Suppressing Sexual Rights in Egypt

 Following an incident in which a rainbow flag was raised at a Mashrou' Leila concert in September 2017, the Egyptian authorities mobilized their entire security apparatus and launc...Read More >>

The Right to Know: Egyptian Bill is Toothless

In connection with the Egyptian Constitution’s guarantee of citizens’ right to access information, data, and official documents,[1] the Supreme Council for Media Regulation held ...Read More >>

​​​​​​​Crimes That Violate Honor in Egypt: Obscure Means for Unconstitutional Ends

On September 25, 2017, the Dokki Misdemeanor Court sentenced lawyer and former presidential election candidate Khaled Ali to three months of imprisonment and a bail of EGP1,000 [US$57] to st...Read More >>

​​​​​​​Egyptian Authorities Step over the Principle of Judicial Seniority

This July, in a striking move, Judge Yehia Dakrouri filed a judicial appeal with Egypt’s High Administrative Court. Dakrouri, who is the first deputy to the chairman of Egypt’s S...Read More >>

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