Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Egypt Orders New Trial for Police Officer Convicted in Killing of Protester

Egypt's highest appeals court has overturned the conviction and ordered a new trial for a police officer currently serving a 15-year prison sentence for his role in the death of a female protester in early 2015. Egypt's official MENA news agency announced the decision Sunday in the case of Yassin Hatem Salah Eddin, who was convicted in June of premeditated manslaughter in the death of activist Shaimaa el-Sabbagh.   The 32-year-old victim was hit with police birdshot while...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter