Death sentence

Sameh Youssef


July 29, 2016
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Brief description of case:   

  • Charged in the case of the bombing of the sports stadium in Kafr al-Sheikh in which three military academy students were killed on April 15, 2015.   
  • Sameh tried to leave Egypt on August 28, 2015, but was stopped at passport control in Cairo International Airport and sent to Alexandria 24 hours later.
  • In March 2016, seven defendants were sentenced to death in the Kafr al-Sheikh stadium case, four of whom were in custody, including Sameh.   
  • Sameh is now held in solitary confinement in Alexandria’s Borg al-Arab Prison.

 

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