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Activists’ appeal postponed

Activists’ appeal postponed

Jailed activists go on hunger strike. (Photo  by Mohamed Omar)

Jailed activists, Ahmed Maher and Ahmed Douma, during their trial in December 2013
(Photo by Mohamed Omar)

The Abdeen Misdemeanour Court of Appeals postponed on Thursday the appeal for prominent activists Ahmed Maher, Mohamed Adel and Ahmed Douma to 20 …

Court obliges the state to fund comatose protester’s treatment

Court obliges the state to fund comatose protester’s treatment

Demonstrators by the State Council in support of comatose protester Mo’awad Adel on 19 March 2013 (File Photo/DNE Basil El- Dabh)

Demonstrators by the State Council in support of comatose protester Mo’awad Adel on 19 March 2013
(File Photo/DNE Basil El- Dabh)

The administrative court obliged the state on Tuesday to fund the treatment of comatose protester Mo’awad Adel in the …

Appeal date set for sentenced activists

Appeal date set for sentenced activists

Egyptian prominent activicts Mohamed Adel stands in the accused dock during his trial on December 22, 2013, in Cairo. An Egyptian court sentenced three activists, Mohamed Adel, Ahmed Maher (unseen), the founder of the April 6 youth movement that led the revolt against former president Hosni Mubarak, and Ahmed Douma (unseen), all accused of spearheading the 2011 uprising against Mubarak to three years in jail for organising an unlicensed protest, judicial sources said. It was the first such verdict against non-Islamist protesters since the overthrow of president Mohamed Morsi in July, and was seen by rights groups as part of a widening crackdown on demonstrations by military-installed authorities.  (AFP PHOTO/STR)

Egyptian prominent activicts Mohamed Adel stands in the accused dock during his trial on December 22, 2013, in Cairo.
(AFP PHOTO/STR)

The appeal date for the three prominent activists, sentenced to prison earlier this week has been set to 8 …

After activists’ sentencing, US concerned for freedom of assembly in Egypt

After activists’ sentencing, US concerned for freedom of assembly in Egypt

Egyptian activicts Mohamed Adel (L), Ahmed Douma (C) and Ahmed Maher (R) stand in the accused dock during their trial on December 22, 2013 in the capital Cairo. An Egyptian court sentenced three activists who spearheaded the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak to three years in jail for organising an unlicensed protest, judicial sources said. It was the first such verdict against non-Islamist protesters since the overthrow of president Mohamed Morsi in July, and was seen by rights groups as part of a widening crackdown on demonstrations by military-installed authorities.  (AFP PHOTO/STR)

Egyptian activicts Mohamed Adel (L), Ahmed Douma (C) and Ahmed Maher (R) stand in the accused dock during their trial on December 22, 2013 in Cairo.
(AFP PHOTO/STR)

Verdicts issued for prominent activists were criticised by the US which said …