Ahmed DoumaHe has a long history of working against the Egyptian state, known for his constant incitement against state institutions and symbols, the latest of which was his incorrect accusations directed at the Egyptian state, which is devoting all its efforts to championing the Palestinian cause and supporting the people of Gaza, in light of the brutal Israeli aggression, and this is what The whole world testified to it, except that Ahmed Douma He had a different opinion, as he is always known to do, all to implement a foreign agenda that he started years ago.
In the following lines, “The Week” monitors Ahmed Douma’s journey in continuous incitement against the Egyptian state and its institutions.
Ahmed Douma in front of the Journalists Syndicate
Journalist Ahmed Mous commented on what Ahmed Douma did in front of the Journalists Syndicate, saying: “There is a criminal boy named Ahmed Douma who burned down the Scientific Complex in 2011. Today he was standing in front of the Journalists Syndicate with a group of members of the Revolutionary Socialists cursing the country and directing insults.” To Egypt, and these words are what the terrorist Brotherhood organization is repeating, and are in line with the position of the Zionist entity.”
Moussa continued: “I say on the air that Egypt is a state of law and justice, and what happened today does not happen, and everyone who incited against the country must be held accountable. The state has a policy of punishment for those who commit a crime, and representatives in Parliament are held accountable, and Ahmed Douma is a criminal against the law and what happened will never pass, justice.” It must take its course, and this is what the enemy wants.” He concluded his speech by saying: “Ahmed Douma is talking about Egypt, and we will never allow anyone to accuse the country, and no one is doing what we do with Gaza, and we provided aid amounting to approximately 6 billion pounds.”
Ahmed Douma’s beginning with the Brotherhood
seem Ahmed Douma His history of working against state institutions due to his affiliation with the Muslim Brotherhood for a long time. In 2004, he participated in establishing the “Kifaya” movement, then became a member of the movement’s coordinating committee. He left the Muslim Brotherhood in 2008, after traveling to Gaza and participating as a soldier in the “Saraya Brigades.” Jerusalem” in the war against Israel, and after his return to Egypt, he was accused of going to Gaza through tunnels, and receiving training on the use of weapons from the Hamas movement.
Ahmed Douma was not satisfied with inciting the attack on the policemen in 2011, but rather, he accompanied a group who called themselves political activists, and in December 2011, he led a gathering in front of the People’s Assembly and the Shura Council. Then the group of activists clashed with the security forces, and the events increased, and the Molotov cocktail they threw at the practical complex ignited. Which caused the burning of more than 200,000 historical books, and Douma stood up, on the day the fire was set in the scientific complex, to wave his hand and give signals to those remaining to erase history, and then he threw what was in his hand, and the flames were flying in the sky until they reached the walls, while he shouted, “Peaceful.. Peaceful,” according to the Public Prosecution’s description.
During his meeting with Wael Al-Ibrashi, he confirmed Ahmed DoumaHe was facing bullets with Molotov cocktails, and he was only targeting anyone who was wearing military uniform, pointing out that he threw Molotov cocktails at the People’s Assembly building, claiming, “I am not required to stand by and watch the bullets that were coming at us from the security forces in The vicinity of the Council of Ministers area.
On the other hand, after submitting many reports, the investigations resulted in an order being issued by the Public Prosecutor to refer 293 defendants, including 24 juveniles and 10 fugitives, to the Criminal Court. The list of defendants included the political activist Ahmed Douma, and the referral order stated that the defendants had committed crimes by joining a group established in violation of the law. Disturbing public peace in the country, resisting the authorities, assaulting employees while performing their work, and burning and destroying important vital facilities, including the Scientific Complex on July 7, 2012.
The court confirms the charges against Ahmed Douma
On July 28, 2012, the Cairo Criminal Court began hearing the first session of the case, at the headquarters of the Police Academy. During the trial and on November 5, 2012, a presidential decree was issued by the deposed Mohamed Morsi granting a comprehensive pardon to all participants in the events of the revolution after January 25, such as “the events of Mohamed Morsi.” Mahmoud, Al-Abbasiya, Maspero, and others.”
The demolition provided for was proven DumaThe prosecution charged him and the rest of the defendants with gatherings, possession of cold weapons and Molotov cocktails, assaulting members of the armed forces and police, burning the scientific complex, assaulting other government buildings, including the headquarters of the Councils of Ministers, the People’s Council, and the Shura Council, and attempting to storm the headquarters of the Ministry of the Interior in preparation for burning it. The matter did not stop here, as it described it. The Public Prosecution said that he was one of the leaders of the sedition, as he ascended to the media pulpit to brag about his sin, by burning the Scientific Academy, and confirmed that the actions of the accused towards the Scientific Academy, headed by “Douma”, caused the burning of more than 200 thousand books of historical value, adding: “They are nothing and have no value.” Not only did they do that, but they also stole historical snippets from him.
On February 4, 2015, the Criminal Court sentenced W. to life imprisonment Ahmed Douma And 229 defendants “in absentia,” and 10 years’ imprisonment for 39 “juvenile” defendants, and obligating all defendants to pay an amount of 17 million pounds, the value of damages to the People’s Assembly, the Shura Council, and the Scientific Academy. However, on October 12, 2017, the Court of Cassation accepted the appeal submitted by Ahmed Douma and ruled that he should be retried again. Before the department of Counselor Mohamed Sherine Fahmy, in January 2019, it issued a 15-year aggravated prison sentence against him.
Presidential pardon for Ahmed Douma
On August 19, 2023, Ahmed Douma and a number of other detainees were released by a presidential pardon issued by President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, but he returned to rioting and sabotage again.
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