EGYPT: The New Rgime

The New Régime

British martial law, which has existed since Turkey's entrance into the War in 1914, came to an end. Thus the Egyptians have started to govern themselves.

The Egyptian Cabinet promulgated an Indemnity Act, which is designed to relieve persons from legal proceedings in consequence of their acts under British martial law. It gives the British Government the right to administer ex-enemy property in Egypt. Provision is made for the release of prisoners incarcerated under the martial law regime. Lastly, it confirms the British occupation of military and Air Force...

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