Association of Freedom of Thought and Expression

Renewing the Detention of Journalist “Amer Abdel-Moneim” for 45 Days Pending Investigations

14 June 2021

The Third Circuit (Criminal / Terrorism), had decided at Monday’s session June 14, 2021, to renew the detention of the journalist at “El-Shaab” newspaper “Amer Abdel-Moneim Ahmed Ali” for 45 days pending Case No. 1017 of 2020.

With charges of joining a terrorist group, spreading false news, and using a social media website to commit a crime.

It is mentioned that he was arrested from his house last December 18, and appeared before state security prosecution on December 20, for investigations.

AFTE issued a statement to call on the Public Prosecutor to release him and urge the Journalists Syndicate to intervene immediately to receive healthcare.

6 June 2021

The Third Circuit (Criminal / Terrorism), had decided at Sunday’s session June 6, 2021, to renew the detention of journalist at “El-Shaab” newspaper “Amer Abdel-Moneim Ahmed Ali” for 45 days pending case No. 1017 of 2020.

With charges of joining a terrorist group, spreading false news, and using a social media website to commit a crime.

It is mentioned that he was arrested from his house on last December 18, and appeared before state security prosecution on December 20, to be investigates

AFTE issued a statement to call on the Public Prosecutor to release him and to urge the Journalists Syndicate to intervene immediately to enable him to receive healthcare.

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