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Alexandrani was arrested in November 2015 upon his arrival to Hurghada airport from Berlin
Ismail Alexandrani soon to complete a year in pre-trial detention
The researcher has spent 150 days in remand since his detention in November 2015
Alexandrani’s next hearing will be on 27 January
International researchers and professors call on Egyptian authorities to release Alexandrani
“The published work of Al-Aswany has been widely celebrated, so it is a shame that the Egyptian government is trying to prevent him from writing and organising discussions,” says Gamal Eid
Prosecution accused Alexandrani of belonging to an outlawed group, promoting that group’s interests, publishing false news and spreading rumours intentionally with the aim of terrorising people.