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Criminal Court renews journalist Hamdy Mokhtar’s detention for 45 days

Publish Date : Tuesday, 10 May, 2022
Last Update : Tuesday, 10 May, 2022
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9 May 2022 

On Monday, May 9, the Criminal Court (The Third Circuit Terrorsim) decided to renew the detention of photojournalist Hamdy Mokhtar for 45 days, in connection with lawsuit No. 955 of 2020 (Supreme State Security Prosecution).

Mokhtar was arrested on January 4, 2021, after storming his house, he was brought before the State Security Prosecution on day 16 of the same month, which charged him with joining a terrorist group with knowledge of its objectives, spreading false news, and using an account on social media with the aim of spreading false news.

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