Ministry of Justice (Egypt)

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Arab Republic of Egypt
Ministry of Justice
Coat of arms of Egypt (Official).svg
Agency overview
JurisdictionEgypt Egypt
HeadquartersCairo
Agency executive
  • Mohamed Hossam Abdel-Rahim, Minister

The Ministry of Justice is the justice ministry of the government of Egypt. Its headquarters are in Cairo.

Profile[edit]

On 17 June 2014 Mahfouz Saber was appointed Minister of Justice.[1]

On 20 May 2015 Ahmed El-Zend was appointed as Minister of Justice[2] and was reappointed on 19 September 2015 but[3] on 14 March 2016, he was removed from his post, by Egyptian Prime Minister, Sherif Ismail, for making controversial comments. [4]

On 23 March Mohamed Hossam Abdel-Rahim was named Minister of Justice.[5]

List of ministers[edit]

  • Mohammed Sabri Abu Alam (1942-1944)
  • Mohamed Ali Rushdie (1952)
  • Ahmed Hosni (1952-1961)
  • Nihad Al-Qasim (1961)
  • Fathi Al-Sharqawi (1961-1964)
  • Badawi Ibrahim Hamouda (1964-1965)
  • Essam El Din Hassouna (1965-1968)
  • Mohamed Abu Nusair (1968-1969)
  • Mustafa Kamel Ismail (1969-1970)
  • Hassan Fahmi Al-Badri (1970-1971)
  • Mohamed Mohamed Salama (1971-1973)
  • Fakhri Mohamed Abdel Nabi (1973-1974)
  • Mustafa Abu Zeid Fahmi (1974-1975)
  • Adel Younis (1975-1976)
  • Ahmed Sameeh Talaat (1976-1978)
  • Ahmed Mamdouh Attia (1978)
  • Ahmed Ali Moussa (1978-1979)
  • Anwar Abdel Fattah Abu Sahli (1979-1981)
  • Ahmed Sameer Sami (1981-1982)
  • Ahmed Mamdouh Attia (1982-1987)
  • Farouk Mohammed Saif Al-Nasr (1987-2004)
  • Mahmoud Abu El-Lail (2004-2006)
  • Mamdouh Meri (2006-2011)
  • Mohamed Abdel Aziz El Gendy (2011)
  • Adel Abdul Hamid (2011-2012)
  • Ahmed Mekki (2012-2013)
  • Ahmed Suleiman (2013)
  • Adel Abdel Hamid (2013-2014)
  • Nair Othman (2014)
  • Mahfouz Saber (2014-2015)
  • Ahmed Al-Zind (2015-2016)
  • Mohamed Hossam (2016-present)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BREAKING: New government swears in". The Cairo Post. June 17, 2014.
  2. ^ Samaan, Magdy (May 20, 2015). "Egypt's new justice minister called for hardline Sharia". The Telegraph.
  3. ^ "Egypt's new Cabinet: What changed and what didn't?". Mada Masr. 19 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Egypt dismisses minister after 'prophet' comments". Al Jazeera. 14 March 2016. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
  5. ^ "Who's who: Meet Egypt's 10 new ministers in Sherif Ismail's cabinet". Ahram Online. March 23, 2016.

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