Judge Ahmed El-Shazly of Supreme Administrative court in Egypt

Egypt’s Supreme Administrative court : The Egyptian government should demand 1956 and 1967 POWs rights

On Saturday, Egypt’s Supreme Administrative court made headlines once again when it rejected the Egyptian government’s appeal against previous administrative court order obliging it to demand the rights of the 1956 and 1967 Egyptian POWs officially.

Judge Ahmed El-Shazly
Judge Ahmed El-Shazly of Egypt’s Supreme Administrative court 

The Supreme Administrative court headed by honorable Judge Ahmed El-Shazly upheld the March 2008 Administrative court’s ruling obliging the Egyptian government to demand the rights of the Egyptian POWs in the 1956 and 1967.

In 2001, a group of  Egyptian POWs families and ex-POWs represented by lawyer and 1973 war veteran Wahid El-Oksori filed a lawsuit in front of the Egyptian administrative court demanding the Egyptian government to investigate the allegations against the Israeli Defense Forces “IDF”.

In March 2008, the administrative court issued its court ruling obliging the Egyptian foreign ministry to investigate the allegations.  Following that court order, the Egyptian government represented in the State Lawsuits authorities

The Egyptian government represented in the State Lawsuits authorities appealed the court ruling in front of the Supreme Administrative court.

Only on 21 January 2018, the Supreme Administrative court made its final verdict rejecting the Egyptian government’s appeal and upholding the 2008 court ruling.

Updates

Sorry for the lack of the updates in the past last couple of weeks I got busy with the referendum and the Arab Summit , the good thing that I got more and more coming in the way insh Allah (SWT)

  1. The photos section in the 1967 is opened , from the photos you can see the huge numbers of the POWs and the humiliation they suffered from.
  2. The Laws section is updated with new information regarding the Camp David accords and the International crime court.
  3. The Al-Arish People testimonies section is also updated with several testimonies that go back to 1995

There is also a news update from Egypt regarding the official reaction , Mofid Shaab, the minister of legal affairs of the assembly said yesterday that Egypt requested the red cross to investigate the case officially, this statement came after accusations of the parliament members to the government and the foreign minister of being lazy

Source : AL-Masryon e-newspaper