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Court of Cassation upholds 15 years imprisonment sentence for Ahmed Douma

The Court of Cassation rejected, today, the appeal submitted by the political activist, Ahmed Saad Douma, against the ruling of the Cairo Criminal Court, and upheld his 15 years imprisonment sentence and a fine of 6 million pounds, the value of damages in the case known as the Cabinet Clashes.

Douma is serving a 15 years sentence in case no. 8629/2011 Sayeda Zainab/Criminal, which is registered with number 3528/2011 General/ Downtown Cairo. The case is known as the Cabinet Clashes, in which Douma is accused of assembling, burning the first floor of the Parliament building, and the illegal use of force.

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