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April Hearings


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Date Details
2 - April
2021
  • Retrial of MB leading member Mahmoud Ezzat in "Spying for Hamas" Case

    Cairo Court of Appeal, Cairo Court of Appeal, defendant/ MB leading member Mahmoud Ezzat…

    Challenging the death sentence issued against him by the Criminal Court on 16 June 2015

    Charges: Committing crimes of spying for foreign organizations and bodies, disclosing national security secrets, and coordinating with armed violence organizations inside and outside Egypt with the purpose of preparing terrorist operations within the Egyptian territory.

3 - April
2021
  • Dispersal of Rabaa sit-in

    Giza Criminal Court, Police Cadets Institute, number of defendants 7

    Charges: Premeditated murder of citizens and police forces, attempted murder, intentional obstruction of transportation, demonstration without notification, gathering, intentional destruction of public and private property, possession and acquisition of weapons and ammunition without notification

4 - April
2021
  • Helwan Brigades

    Giza Criminal Court, Police Cadets Institute, number of defendants 215

    Charges: Assuming leadership of a group established contrary to the provisions of the law, the purpose of which is to call for disrupting the provisions of the constitution and laws, preventing state institutions and public authorities from carrying out their duties, attacking citizens’ personal freedoms and the public rights and freedoms provided for by the constitution and harming national unity and social peace

5 - April
2021
  • Retrial of "Taking picture of Belbeis Airbase" Case defendants

    The Military Court, Police Cadets Institute, number of defendants: 271

    Case No. 247 of 2017

    Charges: Obtaining, by illegal means, one of the country’s defense secrets, by taking pictures- using a mobile phone’s camera- of Belbeis Air Force Base in preparation for targeting it, placing a bomb next to “Qasr al-Qubbah”, and joining a terrorist group.

  • Retrial of 3 defendants in "Al-Nahda Sit-in dispersal incidents"

    Giza Criminal Court, Police Cadets Institute, number of defendants” 3 (Retrial procedures)

    Charges: Joining a terrorist group or gang, participating in a gathering aimed at disturbing public security and peace and endangering the lives of citizens, resisting the police officers in charge of dispersing their gathering, premeditated killing, blocking roads and opposing the June 30 Revolution

  • The oppressed of downtown

    Court of Cassation,number of defendants 128

    Charges: Protesting without notice, gathering, murder and attempted murder, and possession of explosives

6 - April
2021
  • Airport

    Cairo Court of Appeal, Giza Criminal Court’s 2nd circuit, Mohamed Al-Sayed Khamis, Saleh Abdel-Rahim and 45 others

    Case No. 448 of 2018 State Security, registered under No. 188 of 2020 Supreme State Security Felonies, registered under No. 1386 of 2020 East Cairo, registered under No. 1390 of 2020 Nozha Emergency State Security.

    Charges: Joining a terrorist group, forging official documents

  • US Embassy Incidents II

    The Court of Cassation, 16 accused

    Charges: Gathering, endangering public peace, committing murders, attempted murder, infringement of public and private property, possession of weapons, display of force and intimidating citizens

7 - April
2021
8 - April
2021
  • Retrial of Mahmoud Ezzat, the Guidance Office incidents

    Giza Criminal Court, Police Cadets Institute, Number of defendant: 1 (Mahmoud Ezzat)

    Charges:  Incitement to murder and attempted murder, in implementation of a terrorist purpose, possession of unauthorized firearms and live ammunition, joining an armed gang that is aimed at terrorizing citizens and inciting bullying and violence, in front of the Guidance Office in the suburb of Mokattam, southeast of Cairo, during the June 30 Protests demanding the departure of Morsi leaving 9 killed and 91 injured.

12 - April
2021
  • Retrial of MB leading member Mahmoud Ezzat in "Spying for Hamas" Case

    Cairo Court of Appeal, Cairo Court of Appeal, defendant/ MB leading member Mahmoud Ezzat…

    Challenging the death sentence issued against him by the Criminal Court on 16 June 2015

    Charges: Committing crimes of spying for foreign organizations and bodies, disclosing national security secrets, and coordinating with armed violence organizations inside and outside Egypt with the purpose of preparing terrorist operations within the Egyptian territory.

  • Retrial of Mahmoud Ezzat in "Breaching the Eastern Borders" Case

    Cairo Court of Appeal, Cairo Criminal Court’s 1st circuit, defendant/ Mahmoud Ezzat, a Muslim Brotherhood’s leading member

    Challenging the death sentence issued against him by the Criminal Court on 16 June 2015…

    Charges: Breaching the Egyptian prisons, attacking security and police facilities, and killing police officers during the January 2011 revolution.

  • The trial of "Al-Waili Cell" defendants

    Cairo Criminal Court, Police Cadets Institute, Number of defendants: (3)

    Charges: Joining a terrorist group, possessing and manufacturing explosive materials, and using them in terrorist operations

  • ISIS cell, First Settlement

    Cairo Court of Appeal, Fifth Circuit, Cairo Criminal Court, number of defendants 9

    Case No.550 of 2019 State Security Survey, which is registered under Number 2306 of 2019, First Settlement State Security Felonies, No. 187 of 2019 State Security Felonies

    Charges: Establishing and assuming leadership of a terrorist group, establishing a group affiliated with ISIS that calls for: accusing the ruler of being disbeliever and the legitimacy to remove him from office, assaulting members of the armed forces and police, attacking state institutions, and the killing of Christian, using terrorism methods to implement its purposes.

13 - April
2021
  • Helwan Microbes cell

    The Court of Cassation, 25 accused

    The accusations: – Joining a terrorist group established contrary to the provisions of the law and the constitution, possession of weapons and explosives, the implementation of a number of terrorist operations, the murder of police officers, the assassination of an officer and seven policemen from the Helwan police station

14 - April
2021
  • Cabinet Incidents

    Cairo Criminal Court, Police Cadets Institute, number of defendants 3

    Charges: First degree murder, gathering, protesting without notice, trespassing on public and private property, arson of the Scientific Complex, and possession of explosive materials without license.

21 - April
2021
  • Helwan Brigades

    Giza Criminal Court, Police Cadets Institute, number of defendants 215

    Charges: Assuming leadership of a group established contrary to the provisions of the law, the purpose of which is to call for disrupting the provisions of the constitution and laws, preventing state institutions and public authorities from carrying out their duties, attacking citizens’ personal freedoms and the public rights and freedoms provided for by the constitution and harming national unity and social peace

27 - April
2021
  • Spying for ISIS

    Cairo Court of Appeals, 1st circuit, Cairo Criminal Court, number of defendants: 11

    Charges: Spying for ISIS terrorist organization and its Special Deterrence Forces in Libya with the aim of committing terrorist crimes against the Egyptian citizens residing there, kidnapping and torturing Egyptian citizens to obtain ransom money for their release, supplying ISIS with money and information, human trafficking, and smuggling illegal immigrants.

29 - April
2021