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After three years in pretrial detention; Alaa Essam’s release procedures under the guarantee of his residence finalized

Publish Date : Thursday, 4 June, 2020
Last Update : Thursday, 2 June, 2022
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2 June 2022

Today, Tora prison administration finalized Alaa Essam’s release procedures after three years in pretrial detention, in connection with Case No. 930 of 2019 (Supreme State Security). Known in the media as “the Alliance of Hope Case.”

On May 30, the Supreme State Security Prosecution decided to release Essam and other activists, as part of the presidential pardon initiative.

On June 28, 2019, National Security forces raided Essam’s house in Suez Governorate and arrested him after searching the house and confiscating a number of his personal belongings, he faced charges of joining a terrorist group and spreading false news.

30 May 2022 “Alaa Essam Released”

Today, the Supreme State Security Prosecution decided to release accountant Alaa Essam, in connection with lawsuit No. 930 of 2019 (Supreme State Security). Known in the media as “the Alliance of Hope lawsuit.”

On June 28, 2019, National Security forces raided Essam’s house in Suez Governorate and arrested him after searching the house and confiscating a number of his personal belongings, he faced charges of joining a terrorist group and spreading false news.

10 April 2022

On April 10 hearing, The Criminal Court (Fifth Terrorism Circuit) decided to renew the detention of both accountant Alaa Essam and Amr Abdel-Moneim for 45 days in connection with lawsuit No. 930 of 2019 (Supreme State Security). Known in the media as “the Alliance of Hope lawsuit.”

On June 28, 2019, National Security forces raided Essam’s house in Suez Governorate and arrested him after searching the house and confiscating a number of his personal belongings, while Abdel-Moneim was arrested on June 21 of the same year. Both face charges of joining a terrorist group and spreading false news.

The Court’s decision to renew their detention came despite exceeding two years in pretrial detention in connection with the same case, which requires their release for exceeding the maximum pretrial detention limit following the Code of Criminal Procedure.

7 March 2022 “Despite exceeding two years in pretrial detention; Criminal Court renews Alaa Essam’s and Amr Abdel-Moneim’s detention for 45 days”

On Monday, March 7, The Criminal Court (The 3rd Terrorism Circuit) decided to renew the detention of both accountant Alaa Essam and Amr Abdel-Moneim for 45 days, pending investigations of Case No. 930 of 2019 (Supreme State Security).

Essam and Abdel-Moneim were both arrested at different times in 2019, they face charges of joining a terrorist group and spreading false news.

The Court’s decision to renew their detention came despite them exceeding two years in pretrial detention in connection with the same case, which requires the State Security Prosecution to order their release for exceeding the maximum pretrial detention limit following the Code of Criminal Procedure.

26 January 2022

On Wednesday, The Criminal Court decided to renew the detention of accountant Alaa Essam for 45 days, pending investigations of Case No. 930 of 2019 (Supreme State Security).

The Court’s decision to renew Essam’s detention came despite him exceeding two years in pretrial detention in connection with the same case, which requires the State Security Prosecution to order his release for exceeding the maximum pretrial detention limit following the Code of Criminal Procedure.

Essam charges of joining a terrorist group in its activity, Using the Internet to commit a crime and spreading false news. Notably, The Egyptian Authorities released activist Ramy Shaath the previous convicted in the same case, known in the media as the “Alliance of Hope” case.

12 December 2021

On Sunday, December 12, The Criminal Court (The Fifth Circuit Criminal/ Terrorism) decided to renew the detention of Alaa Essam for 45 days, pending Case No. 930 of 2019 (Supreme State Security).

Security forces arrested Essam on June 28, 2019, from his house in Suez. The following day he was presented before The Supreme State Security Prosecution pending the current case, known in the media as the Alliance of Hope case.

Essam faces charges of joining a terrorist group in its activity, Using the Internet to commit a crime, and spreading false news.

2 November 2021 

Tuesday, November 2, The Criminal Court (The Second Circuit Terrorism) decided to renew the detention of Alaa Essam for 45 days, pending Case No. 930 of 2019 (Supreme State Security).

On June 28, 2018, Security forces arrested Essam from his house in Suez. The following day he was presented before The Supreme State Security Prosecution pending the current case, known in the media as the Alliance of Hope case.

3 October 2021 

Sunday, October 3, The Criminal Court (The Second Circuit Criminal Terrorism) considered the detention order of “Alaa Essam” and ordered to extend it for 45 days. This came pending Case No. 930 of 2019 (Supreme State Security).

On July 28, 2019, Security forces arrested “Essam from his house,” and on the following day, he appeared before the Supreme State Security Prosecution to be investigated in connection with the current case known in the media as the “Alliance of Hope” case.

He was charged with several accusations, including joining a terrorist group with knowledge of its purposes and spreading false news and statements.

29 June 2021

The Third Circuit (Criminal / Terrorism), had decided in Tuesday’s session June 29, 2021, to renew the detention of “Alaa Essam” for 45 days pending Case No. 930 of 2019.

With charges of joining a terrorist group in its activity, Using the Internet to commit a crime, and spreading false news.

7 June 2021

The Third Circuit (Criminal / Terrorism), had decided at Monday’s session June 7, 2021, to renew the detention of “Alaa Essam” for 45 days pending investigations.

With charges of joining a terrorist group in its activity, Using the Internet to commit a crime, and spreading false news, pending case No. 930 of 2019.

29 March 2021

The third circuit (terrorism), decided on Monday 29 March 2021, to renew the detention of “Alaa Essam” for 45 days pending investigations.

After filing accusations such as joining a terrorist group in its activity, Using Internet to commit a crime, and spreading false news, within case No. 930 of 2019.

13 Dec 2020

On December 13, the Third Circuit (Criminal/Terrorism) decided to renew the detention of Alaa Essam for 45 days pending investigations into case No. 930 of 2019, in which he is accused of participating with a terrorist group in one of the group’s activities and using internet websites to commit a crime and to spread false news.
25 July 2020

On July 25th, the Fifth Circuit (Terrorism) decided to renew the detention of Rami Shaath and Alaa Essam for 45 days pending investigations into case No. 930 of 2019, in which they are accused of participating with a terrorist group in one of the group’s activities and using internet websites to commit a crime and to spread false news.

Jun 2, 2020

On June 2, the Second Circuit (Criminal/Terrorism) decided to renew the detention of Alaa Essam for 45 days pending investigations into case No. 930 of 2019, in which he is accused of participating with a terrorist group in one of the group’s activities and using internet websites to commit a crime and to spread false news.

It is reported that the court held the renewal of detention session without the attendance of the detainee.

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