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Il Presidente Muhammad Hosni Mubarak ha il potere di commutazione e di grazia
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EGYPT EXTENDS STATE OF EMERGENCY BY TWO YEARS

May 26, 2008: Egypt extended a controversial decades-old state of emergency by two years despite pledges to replace it by new legislation, in a move slammed by rights groups as anti-constitutional.
"Parliament has accepted during its afternoon session today the decision by the president of the republic to extend the state of emergency for two years starting from June 1, or until a new terror law is drafted, whichever comes first," the state news agency MENA said. The state of emergency was first imposed in 1981 after the assassination by Islamists of president Anwar Sadat and has been repeatedly renewed since then despite protests from rights groups and regime opponents.
Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif pledged to "only use the law in the fight against terrorism... and to protect the security of the nation and its citizens," MENA reported. "The government... has only used the articles of the law strictly for the goals intended, namely the fight against terrorism," Nazif told parliament.
Last year, Judicial and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Mufid Shehab said the state of emergency would end in 2008, even if the new anti-terror law meant to replace it was not ready.
"The state of emergency has for decades been one of the main causes of human rights violations in Egypt," Hafez Abu Sada of the Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights (EOHR) told AFP. "This is anti-constitutional. The state of emergency is by definition put in place when the country is going though a period of danger such as a war or a natural disaster, which is not the case" in present-day Egypt, he said.
On May 20, the state-backed National Council of Human Rights said there was no longer any basis for renewing the state of emergency. "Nothing any longer justifies the extension of the state of emergency, all the more so as Egypt is experiencing a period of stability," said the watchdog headed by Boutros Boutros-Ghali who was his country's foreign minister before becoming UN secretary general in the 1990s. The EOHR's Abu Sada said that awaiting anti-terrorism legislation was "a way of fooling people. There's already an anti-terrorism law from 1992 which can go as far as the death penalty. A new law will not stop violence or terrorism”. (Sources: Afp, 26/05/2008)

IRAN. QUR'AN CRITIC TO BE EXECUTED WITHIN DAYS
YEMEN. COURT APPROVES DEATH PENALTY
UAE. FORMER INMATE SAVES TWO FRIENDS FROM DEATH ROW
ALGERIA. 14 SENTENCED TO DEATH IN ABSENTIA FOR TERRORISM
IRAQ. KURDISTAN REGION'S JUSTICE MINISTER 'WANTS TO ABOLISH DEATH PENALTY'
ARAB LEGISLATIONS GO FAR BEYOND ISLAMIC LAW
EU DEEPLY CONCERNED BY IMMINENT EXECUTIONS IN IRAN
IRAN HANGS A MAN FOR MURDER IN FAMILY FEUDS
LIBERAL INTERNATIONAL. RESOLUTION FOR WORLDWIDE PROHIBITION OF PERSECUTION AGAINST HOMOSEXUALS
GHANA. JUDGES ENDORSE DEATH PENALTY
UAE. FOUR SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR MURDER
JAPAN. GANGSTER SENTENCED TO HANG FOR MAYOR'S ASSASSINATION
ETHIOPIA. SUPREME COURT HANDS DEATH SENTENCE TO MENGISTU
ALGERIA SENTENCES 12 TO DEATH
ALGERIA. 24 EXTREMISTS SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR TERRORISM
DRC. THREE SEPARATISTS SENTENCED TO DEATH
GAMBIAN PRESIDENT THREATENS TO BEHEAD GAYS
ETHIOPIA. FOUR AIR FORCE PILOTS SENTENCED TO DEATH IN ABSENTIA
CAMEROON. PRESIDENT BIYA ISSUES PARDON
CHINA CLARIFIES DEFENCE LAWYERS' ROLE IN CAPITAL CASES
MISSISSIPPI (USA). CONVICTED MURDERER EXECUTED
TAIWAN. JUSTICE MINISTER BIDS TO SCRAP DEATH PENALTY
IRAN. MAN TO BE HANGED FOR MURDER COMMITTED AT 17
ETHIOPIA. HIGH COURT CONDEMNS EIGHT TO DEATH OVER 2007 BOMB BLAST
JAPAN. DEATH SENTENCE UPHELD FOR ROLE IN BURYING 2 ALIVE
IRAN. AFGHAN NATIONAL HANGED FOR MURDER
IRAQ. CHURCH OPPOSES DEATH PENALTY FOR ARCHBISHOP'S KILLER
PHILIPPINES. JUSTICE CHIEF REJECTS PROPOSED REVIVAL OF DEATH PENALTY
UNITED KINGDOM. GAY STUDENT WHO FACED EXECUTION IN IRAN GRANTED ASYLUM
AFGHANISTAN. REPORTER FACING DEATH SENTENCE DENIES BLASPHEMY

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