EGYPT: Release of Mahienour El-Massry pending appeal

21/09/2014
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On September 21, the Al Mansheya Misdemeanour Appeals Court decided to suspend the execution of Mahienour El-Massry’s six-month prison sentence pending the appeal lodged before the Court of Cassation. This decision follows an appeal filed by Mahienour El-Massry challenging the execution of her sentence pending a final outcome.

FIDH has been strongly mobilized in calling for the immediate release of Mahienour El Massry. For more information, see lists of appeals published, and the #ForFreedom campaign dedicated to push for the release of all arbitrarily detained human rights defenders throughout the world.

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