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Criminal Court renews the detention of journalist Medhat Ramadan for 45 days

Publish Date : Wednesday, 3 August, 2022
Last Update : Wednesday, 3 August, 2022
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1 August 2022 

On the 1st of August, Cairo Criminal Court decided to renew the detention of the journalist at Shababik newspaper, Medhat Ramadan, for 45 days, in connection with Case No. 680 of 2020 (Supreme State Security Prosecution). 

On May 28, 2020, security forces arrested Ramadan from his house in Menofia governorate and confiscated his personal belongings; he was subjected to enforced disappearance for over a month till he appeared before the Supreme State Security Prosecution on June 27 of the same year, which in turn charged him with joining a terrorist group and spreading false news. 

 

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