Alert: Continued targeting of El Nadeem by Egyptian authorities
On October 1, El-Nadeem said that the Prosecution informally summoned Dr. Aida Saif AlDawla, one of the founders of El-Nadeem. Today, 8 Oct, they received a formal request for Dr. Aida to
appear before prosecution. However, the date for appearance was set for 7 Oct!
On 9 October, a number of lawyers went to Azbakia Prosecution and obtained an official copy of the written report against Dr. Aida Saif al-Dawla. The report stated that a citizen has filed a lawsuit, accusing Dr. Aida Saif al-Dawla of publishing news about torture and overcrowding in prisons which has led to the detriment of Egypt’s reputation.