Trial of 13 activists postponed until 3 September

El-Sayed Gamal El-Din , Thursday 9 May 2013

Alaa Abdel-Fattah and Mona Seif among 13 activists accused of storming and burning headquarters of former presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq

Giza Criminal Court has postponed the trial of prominent activists Alaa Abdel-Fattah and Mona Seif until 3 September.

They are accused, along with 11 others, of burning the headquarters of Ahmed Shafiq during his presidential election campaign in May 2012.

The prosecution says the activists stormed Shafiq's campaign office, destroyed some of its contents and burned campaign posters.

All 13 defendants are free until the trial resumes.

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