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Supreme State Security Prosecution renews Gamal Mohamed Salama’s detention for 15 days; for posting a Tik Tok video

Publish Date : Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
Last Update : Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
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23 May 2022 

On Monday, May 23, The Supreme State Security Prosecution decided to renew the detention of Gamal Mohamed Salama for 15 days pending investigations in connection with Case No. 440 of 2022.

Salama was arrested on 26 April after he posted a video on TikTok parodying a sarcastic song about price hikes. The prosecution summoned him and questioned him about the video after checking his Facebook and TikTok accounts; in the investigations, Salama admitted that he posted the video for entertainment purposes and that he has no interest in any political events.

The prosecution charges Salama with joining a terrorist group and spreading false news against the backdrop of posting the Tiktok video.

17 May 2022 “Supreme State Security Prosecution detains Gamal Mohamed Salama for 15 days for posting a Tik Tok video”

Yesterday, the Supreme State Security Prosecution decided to detain Gamal Mohamed Salama for 15 days pending investigations in connection with Case No. 440 of 2022.

Salama -43 years old- was arrested on April 26, against the backdrop of posing a Tik Tok parody video of a sarcastic song about the high cost of living. Later the Prosecution summoned him to be investigated regarding the video and searching his Facebook and Tiktok accounts; in the investigations, Salama admitted that he posted the video for entertainment purposes and that he has no interest in the political events.

Salama faces charges of joining a terrorist group and spreading false news.

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