EGYPT ENDS CASE AGAINST ACTIVIST MOZN HASSAN

October 22, 2021

THE EGYPTIAN ACTIVIST, MOZN HASSAN, HAS STATED THAT THE AUTHORITIES HAVE CLOSED THE CASE AGAINST HER, AFTER MORE THAN FIVE YEARS OF AN ASSET FREEZE AND TRAVEL BAN.


HER NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATION AND OTHER NGOS, HAD BEEN ACCUSED OF RECEIVING FOREIGN FUNDING TO HARM NATIONAL SECURITY.

REPORTS SAY THAT A JUDGE RULED THAT THERE WAS INSUFFICIENT EVIDENCE TO PRESS CHARGES AGAINST THEM.


THE ACTIVIST, SAID SHE WILL NOW BE ABLE TO THINK OF THE FUTURE WITHOUT LIVING IN FEAR.

SHE TOOK PART IN THE PROTESTS OF THE EGYPTIAN REVOLUTION OF 2011 AND WORKED TO HELP THOSE WHO WERE SEXUALLY ASSAULTED AT THE TIME.