Trial of Egyptian opposition leader adjourned

[JURIST] An Egyptian court has adjourned the forgery trial of Ayman Nour [Wikipedia profile], the Egyptian opposition leader who was ordered to re-appear in court [JURIST report] earlier this week on charges connected to the submission of forged signatures [JURIST report]. The Cairo appeals court adjourned the case in response to a defense petition to move the case to another court on grounds that the original tribunal had impeded defense access to required evidentiary support. The court will rule on the request on October 8. AFP has more.



 

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