Military Court postpones the Abbasya protests case to the 26th of July

July 16th, 2012 by Editor

The military court has decided on the 16th of July 2012 to postpone the case number 101, year 2012, to the 26th of July 2012 when the verdict is expected to be issued. The case is against Mohamed Mahmoud Ahmad, Amr Ezzat Ali and Ibrahim Ahmad Ali Ayoub, all participants in Al-Abbasya protests that took place in May 2012. The defendants are charged with the following:

1-      Joining in a mob that resisted the public forces that included soldiers from the military and who were assigned with the protection of the Ministry of Defense.

2-      The usage of force against civil servants.

3-      The deliberate hampering of public transportation whose route intersected with the area of the headquarters of the Ministry of Defense.

4-      Congregating in various routs surrounding the headquarters of the Ministry of Defense in an attempt to hinder the work of the ministry.

5-      The presence in places restricted by the military.

EOHR has been closely following the outcomes of the court session that started at 12:00 pm by sending lawyers that handed in proofs and evidences that testify to the innocence of the defendants.

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