1 June 2013

Egypt: Sending the Case of Ahmed Anwar to the Economic Court

press release

Cairo — District Court of Tanta decided the lack of specific jurisdiction in the case no. 5975 of 2013 Misdemeanor Court Tanta I in which Ahmed Anwar is accused and sent it to the Economic Court for the jurisdiction. It is worthy to be mentioned that the Public Prosecution pressed the charges of insulting the Minister of Interior and disturbing the other by using communication devices through publishing video segment via Youtube titled "Marawa is leading a campaign to entertain the Ministry of Interior", which is deemed according to the Ministry of Interior as ridicule and degrading the Ministry of Interior.

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