Egypt sentences 2 members of Hazemoon terrorist group to death

El-Sayed Gamal El-Din , Monday 19 Feb 2024

The Emergency Supreme State Security Criminal Court sentenced on Monday two people to death and two others to 15 years imprisonment for joining the Hazemoon terrorist group, while acquitting another.

Egypt Court
Egypt Court

 

The Public Prosecution charged the defendants with joining a terrorist group that was established in violation of the law and the provisions of the Egyptian Constitution, the purpose of which is to call for the disruption of public order, and endanger the safety, interests, and security of society.

The group also aimed to disrupt the provisions of the Egyptian Constitution and laws, prevent state institutions and public authorities from carrying out their work, attack the personal freedom of citizens and public freedoms and rights, and harm national unity and social peace.

The defendants acknowledged the group's purposes and means of achieving those purposes.

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