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Renewing the detention of Esraa Abdel Fattah for 45 days

8 December 2020

The Third Circuit (Criminal/Terrorism) decided to renew the detention of Esraa Abdel Fattah for 45 days pending investigations into case no. 488/2019. She was accused of spreading false news, joining a banned group, and misuse of social media.

31 October 2020

The First Circuit (Criminal/Terrorism) decided to renew the detention of Esraa Abdel Fattah for 45 days pending investigations into case no. 488/2019. She was accused of spreading false news, joining a banned group, and misuse of social media.

25 Aug 2020

Cairo Criminal court decided, in the August 23rd session, to renew the detention of Esraa Abdel Fattah for 45 days pending investigations into case no. 488/2019.

1 June 2020

Cairo Criminal court (Terrorism Circuit) postponed today, June 1st, the renewal of detention session of defendant in case no. 488/2019,  Esraa Abdel Fattah because she was unable to attend the session coming from El Qanatir prison, where she is detained.

Esraa Abdel Fattah, journalist and human rights defender, was arrested on October 12th, 2019. She was accused of spreading false news, joining a banned group and misuse of social media.

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