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Zagazig Misdemeanors Court of Appeal acquits Amr Socrates

Publish Date : Tuesday, 7 December, 2021
Last Update : Tuesday, 11 January, 2022
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10 January 2022

Yesterday, Zagazig Misdemeanors Court of Appeal decided to accept the appeal filed by the defense of Amr Mohamed Mostafa, known as Amr Socrates, to repeal the one-year prison sentence against him, and to acquit him.

Last December 27, Belbis Misdemeanors court sentenced Socrates to one year in prison, in connection with Case No. 24382 of 2021 (Belbis Misdemeanors), against the charge of possessing publications that promote a terrorist group’s ideas.

Security forces arrested Socrates on November 6, while filing his recruitment papers; later on, after three days, he appeared before the South Zagazig Prosecution, against the backdrop of charges of joining a terrorist group and possessing publications that promote its ideas.

27 December 2021

On Monday, December 27, Belbis Misdemeanors court sentenced Amr Mohamed Mostafa, known as “Amr Socrates” to one year in prison, in connection with Case No. 24382 of 2021 (Belbis Misdemeanors).

Socrates faces charges of possessing publications that promote a terrorist group’s ideas; Security forces arrested him on November 6 while filing his recruitment papers; later on, after three days, he appeared before the South Zagazig Prosecution, against the backdrop of charges of joining a terrorist group and possessing publications that promote its ideas.

20 December 2021

On Monday, December 20, Belbis Misdemeanors court decided to set the trial session of Amr Mohamed Mostafa, known as “Amr Socrates,” in connection with Case No. 24382 of 2021 (Belbis Misdemeanors), to the next December 27 session for adjudication.

Socrates faces charges of possessing publications that promote a terrorist group’s ideas; Security forces arrested him on November 6 while filing his recruitment papers; later on, after three days, he appeared before the South Zagazig Prosecution, against the backdrop of charges of joining a terrorist group and possessing publications that promote its ideas.

6 December 2021

Yesterday, Belbis Misdemeanors court decided to adjourn the trial session of Amr Mohamed Mostafa, known as “Amr Socrates,” in connection with Case No. 24382 of 2021 (Belbis Misdemeanors), to the December 20 session to enable the defense to review the case papers and to include the report book of Belbeis Police Station.

The South Zagazig Prosecution referred Socrates to trial the day before yesterday on a charge of possessing publications that promote a terrorist group’s ideas.

Notably, Socrates was arrested for the first time On February 8, 2017, from a cafe in Mohamed Mahmoud Street, downtown. The Supreme State Security Prosecution investigated him in connection with Case No. 265 of 2017 (Supreme State Security Prosecution) with charges of posting false news via Facebook. He spent 11 months in pretrial detention before releasing him.

Security forces arrested Socrates – for the second time- on November 6 while filing his recruitment papers; later on, after three days, he appeared before the South Zagazig Prosecution, against the backdrop of charges of joining a terrorist group and possessing publications that promote its ideas.

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