20 October 2012

Egypt: Defendants in Cabinet of Ministers Events Released

Cairo Criminal Court has decided to take the testimonies of former head of the military police Hamdi Badeen and former Interior Minister Mansour al-Essawi on November 29 in the matter of the Cabinet of Ministers events and the torching of Scientific Complex in December 2011.

The court also released all defendants who were arrested in the Cabinet of Ministers events following the death of around 20 people including al-Azhar Sheikh Emad Effat.

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