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Supreme State Security Prosecution renews the detention of lawyer Ahmed Nazeer El-Helw for 15 days

Publish Date : Monday, 5 December, 2022
Last Update : Tuesday, 17 January, 2023
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15 January 2023

On January 15, the Supreme State Security Prosecution decided to renew the detention of human rights lawyer Ahmed Nazeer El-Helw, for 15 additional days, pending investigations into case No. 1940 of 2020 (Supreme State Security).

Before his arrest, El-Helw used to provide legal aid for many political prisoners and attended with them their detention renewal hearings before the Supreme State Security and Badr Court, El-Helw’s arrest comes as a part of the security tightening measures launched by the police forces in conjunction with the calls for demonstrations on November 11. The police forces also revealed a detention order issued by the Public Prosecution against El-Helw. He faces charges of joining a terrorist group.

1 January 2023 

On January 1, the Supreme State Security Prosecution decided to renew the detention of lawyer Ahmed Nazeer El-Helw for 15 days, in connection with case No. 1940 of 2020 (Supreme State Security). Although El-Helw couldn’t be transferred from his prison cell to attend the detention hearing. 

A security force arrested El-Helw on November 7 from his house in the Fifth Settlement, New Cairo, based on a detention order issued by the Public Prosecution; he was illegally detained in an unknown location for six days till he appeared before the Supreme State Security Prosecution, which charged him with joining a terrorist group.

18 December 2022

On December 18, the Supreme State Security Prosecution decided to renew the detention of lawyer Ahmed Nazeer El-Helw for 15 days in connection with case No. 1940 of 2022 (Supreme State Security Prosecution).

El-Helw was arrested from his house on November 7; he was detained in an unknown place till, on November 13, he appeared before the prosecution; after the interrogations, he was charged with joining a terrorist group. 

4 December 2022 

 

On December 4, the Supreme State Security Prosecution decided to renew the detention of lawyer Ahmed Nazeer El-Helw for 15 days in connection with case No. 1940 of 2022 (Supreme State Security Prosecution). 

A security force arrested El-Helw on November 7, from his house in the fifth settlement district, New Cairo, based on a detention order issued by the Public Prosecution; he was detained in an unknown location till he appeared before the Supreme State Security Prosecution on November 13, which in turn, charged him with joining a terrorist group.