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Tuesday 31/8/2010, A Protest Stand Against The Amendment 138/2010

Requesting To Cancel  Imprisonment And Fining Sentences For Five Workers Of Helwan Engineering Industries

After the military court ruled in the case 76/2010 military crimes of Cairo west of the workers of Helwan Co. for Engineering Industries ,formerly 99 military factory and acquitted all 8 workers of the charges :  assaulting chairman of the board ,going on strike and disclosing  military secrets. As well, the court sentenced Ayman Taher and Ahmed Taher for one year imprisonment with three years probation and EGP 1,000 fine on the charge of destruction of public property. The court sentenced Ahmed Abdel Mohaimen, Mohamed Tarek Korani and Ali Nabil Ezzat to six months

probation and a fine of EGP 1,000 on the charge of destruction of public property. The court acquitted the remaining workers : Tarek Said Mahmoud , Wael Byomi Mohamed and Hisham Farouk Eid of all pressed charges.

We hereby invite you to a protest stand on

Tuesday August 31st , 8:30 pm

In front of the Journalist Syndicate

In protest to presenting civilians to military courts and requesting to cancel the amendment 138/2010 and suspend all relevant executive administrative decisions. We also request to cancel all imprisonment and fining sentences against five workers of Helwan Engineering Industries irrespective of those sentences having been issued with suspended execution. They were issued to intimidate workers in the first place in order to inhibit them from claiming their legitimate rights.

Signatories

The Egyptian Center For Economic And Social Rights.
Children of The Earth Foundation For Human Rights (Awladelard)
Coordinating Committee For  The Rights And Freedoms of Workers And  Unions.
Campaign  For   Trade Union Freedoms (Ma’an).
Socialist Studies Center
Hisham Mubarak Law Center.

Preparatory Workers Committee.
Afaq Ishtrakya .

Al Helaly institute for Freedoms

Reporters without Rights
People’s Movement For Democratic Change (Hashd).
Independent Real Estate Tax Union .
Freedoms Committee ,  Press Syndicate.
Prisoners of Conscience Defense Committee

Tadamon

Youth for Justice and Freedom

Mesh Hankhaf Campaign , No for firing workers

The Arabic Institute For Civil Society Support And Human Rights

Tanweer Center  For Development And Human Rights

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