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Egypt: Further update: Activist tried for ‘insulting the president’

, Index number: MDE 12/024/2013

The trial of prisoner of conscience Ahmed Douma resumed on 13 May 2013. At the end of the hearing the presiding judge set 3 June as the date for the verdict to be delivered. If Ahmed Douma is found guilty of insulting Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi he will face up to two years in prison.

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