Friday, 03 December 2021 07:49 GMT

Egypt: top activist fined for judiciary insult charges


(MENAFN) A prominent activist has been ordered in an Egyptian court to pay a fine of USD565 over judiciary offense.

Ahmed Douma's trail on Saturday is an appeal for his 2014 case which sent him to serve a three-year jail sentence in addition to a fine, according to the state-run Al Ahram newspaper.

Douma was imprisoned for life in the 2011 case, when the battle between protesters and the army escalated outside Egypt's Cabinet building.

Douma's case retail was approved in last October, of which he confronts charges of outlaw protesting, disregarding security guards and attacking authorities' mansions.

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