Ahmed Doma – Military Trial and Prison for Visiting Gaza in Solidarity with the Palestinian People

Ahmed Doma

Ahmed Doma

On Tuesday 10 February, activist Ahmed Abou Doma was handed a one-year prison term in a military tribunal for crossing into Gaza and allegedly “joining one of Hamas’ military wings.” Iqbal Tamimi reports: “The Egyptian blogger was arrested … upon his return from the Gaza Strip through the Rafah crossing. The Egyptian authorities accused him of infiltrating across the eastern border illegally in violation of the presidential decree 298 of 1995. /—/ The Federation of The Arab bloggers demanded from the Egyptian authorities to release him immediately and unconditionally, claiming that the blogger Ahmed Domah did not commit a criminal act, on the contrary, he went to Gaza to offer his support to Gaza people.”

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