Aswat Masriya (Cairo)

Egypt: Activists Ahmed Maher and Douma Sentenced to Three Years

Photo: Ahmed Douma
Ahmed Douma was one of the three activists convicted of rioting and assaulting police.

An Egyptian court sentenced activists Ahmed Maher, Ahmed Douma and Mohamed Adel to three years in prison on Sunday for protests by Abdeen Court that took place earlier this month.

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Egyptian Court Jails Three Prominent Activists

Ahmed Douma was one of the three activists convicted of rioting and assaulting police.

Three leading figures of the 2011 uprising against president Hosni Mubarak have been sentenced to three years in jail for allegedly violating the country's new protest law. Read more »