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Four Lawyers Released in Kafr El Sheikh
Four Lawyers Released in Kafr El Sheikh
Appealed Misdemeanor Court of Kafr Al-Sheikh has acquitted lawyers Ibrahim Abdul-Monem, Sobhi Mohamed, Tareq Al-Sayed, and Muhammad Fawzi. They were arrested in the run-up to the complementary parliamentary elections.
Tuesday, July 15,2008 07:45
IkhwanWeb

Kafr Al-Sheikh Misdemeanor Court of acquitted on Monday lawyers Ibrahim Abdul-Monem, Sobhi Mohamed, Tareq Al-Sayed, and Muhammad Fawzi. They were arrested in the run-up to the complementary parliamentary elections.

 

The released lawyers were arrested as well as other 34 from an electoral march in Kafr El Sheikh. Prosecution accused them of joining an outlawed group, violating the people’s general freedom, preventing the governmental institutions from performing their mission, and exploiting religious slogans to influence the voters emotionally and jailed them for 15 days in Wadi Annatroun Prison.

 

Lawyers’ defense filed an appeal against the prosecution decision. Appeal has been accepted and examined on Monday to decide their release.

 

Further, Bar Association at Kafr Al-Sheikh organized a massive sit-in calling for the release of their detained colleagues. They organized a protest before the court, but security forces violently dismissed their assembly, and injured many.


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