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Criminal Court orders 45 Extra Days of Detention for “Naglaa Fathy Fouad”

13 July 2021

The Council Chamber of the Criminal Court considered the detention order of “Naglaa Fathy Fouad”, and ordered to renew her detention for 45 extra days, this came pending Case No. 65 of 2021 Supreme State Security, The mentioned court considered the order to renew the defendant’s detention on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, in the presence of AFTE’s lawyer.

It’s mentioned that “Naglaa” was arrested from her house in Alexandria governorate on July 14, 2020, and kept detained till her release order was issued on January 17, 2021, but the order didn’t pass and she was recycled in the new case.

27 June 2021

The Council Chamber of the Criminal Court had decided in its session held on Sunday, June 27, 2021, to renew the detention of “Naglaa Fathy Fouad” for 45 days pending Case No. 65 of 2021 Supreme State Security.

It’s noteworthy that The Council Chamber of the Criminal Court had decided before in the session held on January 17 of this year, to release “Naglaa” by precautionary measures in Case No. 535 of 2020, in which she was charged with joining a terrorist group, spreading false news, and misusing social media, but it wasn’t implemented and it was recycled in the current case.

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