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Arab youth protest to call for Ahmed Douma's release
Published in Arab News Agency on 04 - 05 - 2013

Arab youth movement and activists fro 6 April movements protested today before High court to call for activist Ahmed Douma's release. Protesters carried banners for calling of his release. Protest moved from high court to Syndicate of journalism.
Ahmed Douma is the coordinator of Arab youth movement. Ahmed Douma was swept up on 30 April. He went to the office of the public prosecution in Tanta, 90km north of Cairo, for questioning in relation to charges of insulting the President and spreading false news.
The charges are based on his appearance on a television programme on 25 February describing President Morsi as a “killer” for his alleged role in killing opposition protesters.

Ahmed Douma was taken away from the prosecution's office in an armored vehicle without being given the chance to inform his lawyers and wife that he was being detained. They were not told of his exact whereabouts until one of his lawyers went back to the prosecution's office in Tanta on 2 May to inquire about his fate.


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