The hearing's agenda for the third week of March
March 16th, 2017


اجندة جلسات اجنبية

"journalists against torture" publishes the most outstanding investigation hearings or the trials of journalists during the third week of March, here they are :

18th March

The hearing of considering the renewal of remanding in preventive custody for "Mahmoud Hussein" ,a journalist in "Al-Jazeera" channel by one of the circuits of the criminal, for being accused of provoking against the state and publishing wrong news, as said by his daughter while speaking to the observatory.

19th March

A criminal circuit is considering the renewal of remanding in preventive custody for all of "Hamdy El-Zaiem" ,a journalist in "Al-hayah" newspaper, "Mohamed Hassan" ,a journalist in "Al-Nabaa" newspaper, and "Osama Elbshbeshy" ,a journalist in "Baladi" news agency, for being accused of joining a panned illegal association, publishing wrong news that harm the interest of the national security and photographing without permit.

21st March

The Cairo criminal court ,held in the institution of police officers in Tura by the judge "Hassan Faried", the trial of the 739 accused including the press photographer "Mahmoud Abuzied" known by "Shawkan" in the case numbered 34150 for year 2015 first Madinet Nasr criminal that recorded with the number 2985 for year 2015 total east Cairo that's known by "the dispersal of Rabaa sit-in".

22nd March

The south Cairo criminal court is going to decide the case against "Gamal Sultan" ,the editor in chief of "Al-masryoon" newspaper, and "Eman Yehia" ,a journalist in the same newspaper, that is filed by "Ahmed El-Zend" ,the former minister of justice, accusing them of insulting and defaming him and publishing wrong news about him because of report published in the newspaper.