Ahmed Nagy’s trial postponed to 2 January for Verdict

Nourhan Elsebahy
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The trial of the novelist Ahmed Nagy was postponed to 2 January for verdict.

Nagy and editor-in-chief Tarek El-Taher of state-owned newspaper Akhbar Al-Youm news organisation were referred to criminal court for writing and publishing an article with “obscene sexual content”.

The novelist had written in Akhbar El-Adab, a literary journal affiliated with Akhbar Al-Youm, a chapter of his novel “Use of Life” after it has already been published by Dar El-Tanweer publishing house.

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Nourhan El-Sebahy is a journalist at DNE’s politics section. Just before joining DNE’s staff, she was working as a journalist at El-Watan newspaper “an Egyptian daily independent newspaper”. She holds a Master’s Degree of Journalism and Mass Communication from the American University in Cairo (AUC). She was awarded by Certificate of honor on the Fourth Scientific Day Celebration in 2013 and Graduate Student’s honor at AUC in 2012.
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