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Criminal Court orders to renew the detention of lawyer Mohamed Ramadan for 45 days

Publish Date : Saturday, 8 May, 2021
Last Update : Wednesday, 24 November, 2021
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22 November 2021

The Criminal Court (The Council Chamber) decided to renew the detention of lawyer Mohamed Ramdan for 45 days, in connection with his third Case No. 910 of 2021 (Supreme State Security), on Monday, November 22.

The detention order session of Ramadan was due to be held on November 1; The court decided to adjourn the session four times as it was not possible to transfer him from his prison cell to the court.

Ramadan, who has been in pretrial detention for nearly three years, suffers from several health problems, most notably coronary insufficiency, high blood pressure, and persistent pain in the knees, and he’s facing charges of joining a terrorist group in connection with the current case.

14 November 2021

Yesterday, The Criminal Court (The Council Chamber) decided to adjourn the detention order hearing of Lawyer Mohamed Ramadan, for the fourth time in two weeks, in connection with his third Case No. 910 of 2021 Supreme State Security, to next Monday’s November 22 session, as it was not possible to transfer him from his prison cell to the court.

On December 10, 2018, Security forces arrested Ramadan in Alexandria after he posted a photo of himself on Facebook featuring him wearing a yellow vest. The Prosecution investigated him in connection with Case No. 16576 of 2018 Montzah administrative. After a decision to release him was issued, he was rotated for the first time pending Case No. 467 of 2020 Supreme State Security Prosecution. Last June, he was rotated for the second time in connection with the current case with charges of joining a terrorist group.

10 November 2021 

Yesterday, For the third time in two weeks, The Criminal Court (The Council Chamber) decided to adjourn the detention order hearing of Lawyer Mohamed Ramadan to next Sunday’s November 14 session in connection with his third Case No. 910 of 2021 Supreme State Security. as it was not possible to transfer him from his prison cell to the court.

On December 10, 2018, Security forces arrested Ramadan in Alexandria, after he posted a photo of himself on Facebook featuring him wearing a yellow vest, The Prosecution investigated him in connection with Case No. 16576 of 2018 Montzah administrative, and after a decision to release him was issued, he was rotated for the first time pending Case No. 467 of 2020 Supreme State Security Prosecution, and in last June he has been rotated for the second time in connection with the current case with charges of joining a terrorist group.

7 November 2021

For the second time, The Criminal Court (The Council Chamber) decided on Sunday’s November 2 session, to adjourn the detention order hearing of Lawyer Mohamed Ramadan to next Wednesday’s November 10 session, pending his third Case No. 910 of 2021 Supreme State Security. as it was not possible to transfer him from his prison cell to the court.

Ramadan was arrested on 10 December 2018, from his house in Alexandria after he posted a photo of himself on Facebook featuring him wearing a yellow vest in solidarity with the “Yellow Vest” protests in France at the time.

Since then the prosecution decided to detain him pending Case No. 16576 of 2018 Montzah administrative, and after a decision to release him was issued, he was rotated pending Case No. 467 of 2020 Supreme State Security Prosecution, and on June he has been rotated again pending the current case with charges of joining a terrorist group.

2 November 2021 

Yesterday, The Criminal Court (The Council Chamber) set next Sunday’s November 7 session to consider the detention order hearing of Lawyer Mohamed Ramadan, pending his third Case No. 910 of 2021 Supreme State Security.

The session was supposed to take place on Monday, November 1, and the adjournment decision came due to the inability to transfer him from his prison cell.

Security forces arrested Ramadan on December 10, 2018, after he posted a photo wearing a yellow vest on his Facebook profile.

The Public Prosecution decided to detain him against charges of joining a terrorist group and spreading false news, pending Case No. 16576 of 2018 Montzah administrative, and after a decision to release him was issued, he was rotated pending Case No. 467 of 2020 Supreme State Security Prosecution, and on June he has been rotated again pending the current case with charges of joining a terrorist group.

 

1 November 2021

Today, The Criminal Court (The Council Chamber) decided to indefinitely adjourn the detention order hearing of Lawyer Mohamed Ramadan due to the inability to transfer him from his prison cell.

This decision came in connection with Ramadan’s third case, Case No. 910 of 2021 Supreme State Security, with charges of joining a terrorist group.

Security forces arrested Ramadan – who suffers from several health problems, most notably coronary insufficiency, high blood pressure, and persistent pain in the knees – on December 10, 2018, after he posted a photo wearing a yellow vest on his Facebook profile in solidarity with the Yellow vests protests in France back then.

8 May 2021

The Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression (AFTE), submitted a request in cooperation with The defense committee of human rights lawyer “Muhammad Ramadan”, today, 8 May 2021, to the supreme state security prosecution, demanding his hospitalization, taking the necessary medical procedures regarding his health condition, and releasing him.

“Ramadan” was arrested in September 2018, and was charged with another case remained in pretrial detention pending case No. 467 of 2020, known in the media as “the case of the yellow jackets”

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