The UN has deferred an anti-torture conference in Egypt, a country long accused of torturing political dissidents.
Three renowned scholars will reportedly face execution after Ramadan. Even beyond the Khashoggi murder, such a ruling means the crown prince will stop at nothing to retain absolute power.
While lawmakers in the US and the European Parliament are pressing Cairo to release thousands of detained people, the daughter of one prisoner, Ola al Qaradawi, has been fighting a legal battle against Sisi's state.
Accused of various crimes by Egyptian president Abdel Fatah el Sisi, Interpol's clean chit to the scholar comes as a setback to the Saudi-led bloc in the Middle East.
The list includes International Islamic Council, International Union of Muslim Scholars, led by prominent Egyptian scholar Sheikh Yusuf Al Qaradawi, and 11 individuals.
An association of Muslim scholars led by the influential Qatar-based cleric Yusuf Al-Qaradawi has issued a fatwa against the attempted coup calling it 'haram'.
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