Today’s Harvest Sunday, 17 May 2020

17 May, 2020


– Port Said Criminal Court administratively adjourned, yesterday evening, the retrial of Mohamed Badie, Safwat Hegazy, Mohamed El-Beltagi and 44 others in the case known in the media as “Al-Arab Police Station incidents” for the hearing of June 27.

– Cairo Criminal Court sentenced one defendant to 5 years in prison while it ordered the acquittal of one other defendant into their retrial procedures in the case known in the media as “Al-Maasra Cell”.

– Postponing the detention renewal of a number of defendants including lawyers and journalists over State Security cases for the hearings of 1st and 2nd of June in the following cases:

Case No. 770 of 2019: Ahmed Mohamed Hassan

Case No. 817 of 2018: Reeman Mohamed al-Hussani

Case No. 488 of 2019: Amr Mohamed Adel Imam, Omar Khaled Abdel-Tawwab, Sameh Magdy Mahmoud, Solafa Magdy, Hossam Abdel-Mohsen and Israa Abdel-Fattah

Case No. 631 of 2019: Mohamed Nasser Deif Allah

Case No. 621 of 2018: Ayman Abdel-Moaati, Sayed al-Banna, and Walid Ahmed Shawki

– Cairo Criminal Court decided to adjourn the sentencing hearing in the trial of 11 defendants in the case known in the media as “The assassination attempt of Alexandria Security Director”, for the hearing Of June 14.