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The hearing to consider the detention of employee Muhammad Abu Mandour was postponed for a month due to the impossibility of holding it

Publish Date : Wednesday, 7 December, 2022
Last Update : Wednesday, 14 February, 2024
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13 February 2024

Cairo Criminal Court (Third Circuit) delayed its hearing session to consider the detention of employee Mohamed Mahmoud Abou Mandour,  for one month due to the impossibility of holding it 

Abou Mandour has been detained since November 2022, pending investigation in lawsuit No. 2216 of 2022 (State Security), which included posts on social media about the poor living conditions, but he denied his connection to the posts and the publishing account. 

He was also tortured in the period following his arrest, with electric shocks and his hands being tied behind his back.

Abo Mandour is currently detained in Badr 1 prison against charges of joining a terrorist group with knowledge of its aims, committing the crime of financing terrorism, inciting to commit a terrorist act, spreading false news and information that would disturb public peace and order, using an account on social media to commit a terrorist crime.

3 January 2024

Cairo Criminal Court (First Circuit) renewed the detention of employee Mohamed Mahmoud Abou Mandour, who’s been detained since November 2022, for 45 extra days.

The Court’s decision came in connection with lawsuit No. 2216 of 2022 (State Security), in which Abu Mandour was included over posts on social media about the poor living conditions, but he denied his connection to the posts and the publishing account. He was also tortured in the period following his arrest, with electric shocks and his hands being tied behind his back.

Abo Mandour is currently detained in Badr 1 prison against charges of joining a terrorist group with knowledge of its aims, committing the crime of financing terrorism, inciting to commit a terrorist act, spreading false news and information that would disturb public peace and order, using an account on social media to commit a terrorist crime.

22 November 2023

Cairo Criminal Court (First Circuit) renewed the detention of employee Mohamed Mahmoud Abou Mandour, who’s been detained since November 2022, for 45 extra days.

The Court’s decision came in connection with lawsuit No. 2216 of 2022 (State Security), in which Abu Mandour was included over posts on social media about the poor living conditions, but he denied his connection to the posts and the publishing account. He was also tortured in the period following his arrest, with electric shocks and his hands being tied behind his back.

Abo Mandour is currently detained in Badr 1 prison against charges of joining a terrorist group with knowledge of its aims, committing the crime of financing terrorism, inciting to commit a terrorist act, spreading false news and information that would disturb public peace and order, using an account on social media to commit a terrorist crime.

8 October 2023 

Cairo Criminal Court (First Circuit) renewed the detention of employee Mohamed Mahmoud Abou Mandour, who’s been detained since November, for 45 extra days.

The Court’s decision came in connection with lawsuit No. 2216 of 2022 (State Security), in which Abu Mandour was included over posts on social media about the poor living conditions, but he denied his connection to the posts and the publishing account. He was also tortured in the period following his arrest, with electric shocks and his hands being tied behind his back.

Abo Mandour is currently detained in Badr 1 prison against charges of joining a terrorist group with knowledge of its aims, committing the crime of financing terrorism, inciting to commit a terrorist act, spreading false news and information that would disturb public peace and order, using an account on social media to commit a terrorist crime.


Criminal Court renews the pretrial detention of Mohamed Abou Mandour for 45 days over Facebook posts about poor living conditions

27 ِAugust 2023 

On August 27, Cairo Criminal Court (First Circuit) decided to renew the detention of Mohamed Mahmoud Abou Mandour for 45 days pending investigations of lawsuit No. 2216 of 2022 (State Security).

Abou Mandour was arrested on the ground of sharing his opinions about the poor living conditions on social media, he was also subjected to physical torture for two weeks with electric shocks and handcuffing his hands behind his back. Abou Mandour is 40 years old and works at a food company.

The investigation authorities accused Abou Mandour of joining a terrorist group with knowledge of its aims, committing the crime of financing terrorism, inciting to commit a terrorist act, spreading false news and information that would disturb public peace and order, using an account on social media to commit a terrorist crime.

17 July 2023 

On July 17, Cairo Criminal Court (First Circuit) decided to renew the detention of Mohamed Mahmoud Abou Mandour for 45 days pending investigations of lawsuit No. 2216 of 2022 (State Security).

Abou Mandour was arrested on the ground of sharing his opinions about the poor living conditions on social media, he was also subjected to physical torture for two weeks with electric shocks and handcuffing his hands behind his back. Abou Mandour is 40 years old and works at a food company.

The investigation authorities accused Abou Mandour of joining a terrorist group with knowledge of its aims, committing the crime of financing terrorism, inciting to commit a terrorist act, spreading false news and information that would disturb public peace and order, using an account on social media to commit a terrorist crime.

31 May 2023

On May 31, the Criminal Court (Third Circuit) decided to renew the pretrial detention of Mohamed Mahmoud Abou Mandour for 45 days pending investigations of lawsuit No. 2216 of 2022 (State Security). 

After posting about his political views and calling for November 11 demonstrations; Abou Mandour was arrested in November 10 and unlawfully detained for almost 2 weeks in which he was subjected to physical torture with electric shocks and handcuffing his hands behind his back. 

Abu Mandour, a 40-year-old employee at a food company, is accused of joining a terrorist group with knowledge of its aims, committing the crime of financing terrorism, inciting to commit a terrorist act, spreading false news and information that would disturb public peace and order, using an account on social media to commit a terrorist crime.

18 April 2023 “After arresting him for posting about poor living conditions; Criminal Court renews Mohamed Abou Mandour’s detention for 45 days” 

On April 18, the Criminal Court (First Circuit) decided to renew the detention of Mohamed Mahmoud Abou Mandour for 45 days pending investigations of case No. 2216 of 2022 (State Security).

Security forces arrested Abou Mandour on November 10, and he remained unlawfully detained for two weeks, during which he was subjected to physical torture with electric shocks and handcuffing his hands behind, Abou Mandour’s arrest came against several posts on a Facebook account that included a call for November 11 demonstrations, others in which he discusses political views, and Abu Mandour denied his ownership of the account. For this regard; he’s accused of joining a terrorist group with knowledge of its aims, committing the crime of financing terrorism, inciting to commit a terrorist act, spreading false news and information that would disturb public peace and order, using an account on social media to commit a terrorist crime.

27 March 2023 “Supreme State Security Prosecution renews Mohamed Abou Mandour’s detention for 15 days for calling for demonstrations on Facebook” 

On Monday, March 27; the Supreme State Security Prosecution decided to renew the pretrial detention of Mohamed Abou Mandour for 15 days pending investigations of lawsuit No. 2216 of 2022, the very case in which Abou Mandour is convicted for sharing posts on Facebook calling for the November 11 demonstrations and other political posts. 

The detention authorities physically assaulted Abou Mandour during the period after his arrest. He faces accusations of joining a terrorist group with knowledge of its aims, committing the crime of financing terrorism, inciting to commit a terrorist act, spreading false news and information that would disturb public peace and order, and using an account on social media to commit a terrorist crime.

13 March 2023 “After being physically assaulted by authorities, the pretrial detention of Mohamed Abou Mandour renewed for 15 days for posting about poor living conditions” 

On March 13, the Supreme State Security Prosecution decided to renew the detention of Mohamed Mahmoud Abo Mandour for 15 days, pending investigations of case No. 2216 of 2022 (State Security). 

Abo Mandour was detained in an unknown location after he was arrested on November 10 and was physically assaulted before the Prosecution’s interrogations in which the Prosecution confronted him with several posts taken from a Facebook account attributed to him, including political posts and calls for Protest demonstrations. 

Abo Mandour is currently detained in Badr 1 prison against charges of joining a terrorist group with knowledge of its aims, committing the crime of financing terrorism, inciting to commit a terrorist act, spreading false news and information that would disturb public peace and order, using an account on social media to commit a terrorist crime.

13 February 2023 “Supreme State Security Prosecution renews Mohamed Mahmoud Abou Mandour’s detention for 15 days; because of Facebook posts” 

On February 13, the Supreme State Security Prosecution decided to renew the detention of Mohamed Mahmoud Abou Mandour for 15 days in connection with case No. 2216 of 2022 (Supreme State Security).

Abou Mandour’s arrest came in connection with several posts on a Facebook account that included a call for November 11 demonstrations, others in which he discusses political views, and Abu Mandour denied his ownership of the account. Before being brought before the prosecution, he was detained in an unknown location and reported to his lawyers that he was physically tortured during that period.

Abou Mandour is 40 years old and is charged with joining a terrorist group with knowledge of its aims, committing the crime of financing terrorism, inciting to commit a terrorist act, spreading false news and information that would disturb public peace and order, using an account on social media to commit a terrorist crime.

16 January 2023 “Supreme State Security Prosecution renews the detention of Mohamed Mahmoud Abou Mandour for 15 days; because of Facebook posts” 

On January 16, the Supreme State Security Prosecution decided to renew the detention of Mohamed Mahmoud Abou Mandour for 15 days in connection with case No. 2216 of 2022 (State Security).

Abou Mandour was tortured by handcuffing his hands behind him and getting electric shocks during the period of his enforced disappearance that followed his arrest; the 40 years old, Abou Mandour faces charges of joining a terrorist group with knowledge of its aims, committing a crime of financing terrorism, inciting to commit a terrorist act, spreading false news and information that would disturb public peace and order, and using an account on social media to commit a terrorist crime.

3 January 2023 “Supreme State Security Prosecution renews the detention of Mohamed Mahmoud Abou Mandour for 15 days; because of Facebook posts” 

On January 3, the Supreme State Security Prosecution decided to renew the detention of Mohamed Mahmoud Abou Mandour for 15 days in connection with case No. 2216 of 2022 (State Security). In Which Abou Mandour is convicted against Facebook posts he shared expressing his political views. 

Police forces arrested the 40 years old Abou Mandour on November 10; before he was brought before the Supreme State Security Prosecution, he was tortured by handcuffing his hands behind him and getting electric shocks. The Prosecution later charged him with joining a terrorist group with knowledge of its aims, committing a crime of financing terrorism, inciting to commit a terrorist act, spreading false news and information that would disturb public peace and order, and using an account on social media to commit a terrorist crime.

19 December 2022 

On December 19, the Supreme State Security Prosecution decided to renew the detention of Mohamed Mahmoud Abou Mandour for 15 days in connection with case No. 2216 of 2022 (State Security). 

 

Police forces arrested Abou Mandour on November 10, he was detained in an unknown location for his lawyers for 13 days during which he was tortured by handcuffing his hands behind him and getting electric shocks. During the interrogations the Prosecution  confronted him with several posts on his Facebook profile expressing his political views and mocking the current situation, Abu Mandour denied his ownership of the account. 

Abou Mandour is 40 years old employee at a food production company, he faces charges of joining a terrorist group with knowledge of its aims, committing a crime of financing terrorism, inciting to commit a terrorist act, spreading false news and information that would disturb public peace and order, using an account on social media to commit a terrorist crime.

5 December 2022 

 

On December 5, the Supreme State Security Prosecution decided to renew the detention of Mohamed Mahmoud Abou Mandour for 15 days in connection with case No. 2216 of 2022 (State Security).

Abou Mandour is 40 years old employee at a food production company, Security forces arrested him on November 10; he was illegally detained for 13 days till he appeared before the Supreme State Security Prosecution, which interrogated him with several posts on Facebook, Abou Mandour denied his ownership of the publishing account.

Investigation authorities charged him with joining a terrorist group with knowledge of its aims, committing a crime of financing terrorism, inciting to commit a terrorist act, spreading false news and information that would disturb public peace and order, using an account on social media to commit a terrorist crime. 

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