Egypt to loose Al Jazeera journalist Ahmed Al Najdi, legal professional says
Al Jazeera Mubasher journalist Ahmed al-Najdi has been detained in Egypt since August 2020.
Revealed On 14 Sep 2022
Egypt’s Ultimate State Safety Prosecution (SSSP) has made up our minds to unlock Ahmed al-Najdi, an Al Jazeera journalist who has been detained since August 2020, in step with his legal professional Samir al-Bagoury.
Al-Najdi is a journalist with Al Jazeera Mubasher, the reside TV unit of the Qatar-based community.
Al Jazeera Media Community has in the past known as on Egyptian government to unlock al-Najdi and 3 of his colleagues: Hisham Abdel Aziz, Bahauddin Ibrahim and Rabie el-Sheikh, who have been being held in detention “with out trial or rate”.
Aziz was once arrested in June 2019, Ibrahim in February 2020, and Al Sheikh in August 2021, in step with the Committee to From-against attack Newshounds (CPJ). They’re accused of “club of a banned team” and “spreading false data”.
Tariq el-Awady, member of the presidential pardon committee in Egypt, wrote on Twitter account that he welcomed “the Egyptian Public Prosecution’s resolution to unlock the Al Jazeera reporters who’re being held in pretrial detention”. He didn’t supply additional main points.
ارحب بقرار النيابة العامة المصرية باخلاء سبيل صحفي الجزيرة المحبوسين احتياطيا .
— طارق العوضى المحامى (@tarekelawady2) September 14, 2022
The inside track comes as Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi concluded a two-day talk over with to Qatar on Wednesday, the place he met the Gulf state’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.
The talk over with adopted a travel by way of Sheikh Tamim to Egypt in June, and suggests warming ties between the 2 international locations.
It was once el-Sisi’s first talk over with to the Gulf country since he turned into Egypt’s president in 2014 following an army coup.