Prisoner of Faith Pack: Khairat Al-Shater, Egypt

Islamic Human Rights Commission

16 May 2007

Prisoners of Faith Campaign Pack: Khairat Al-Shater – Muslim Brotherhood

Khairat Al-Shater is the deputy to the supreme guide of Muslim Brotherhood (MB). He is seen as the chief strategist and financier of the organization.

He was captured along with many other influential MB leaders and student members on 14 December 2006 in relation to an incident which took place on 10 December 2006, when many student members of MB carried out a demonstration to protest against government involvement in student elections. MB was accused of forming a secret militia and of equipping student members with combat training and weapons.

Please help campaign for his release by downloading the campaign pack below.

UPDATE @ 11, February, 2008
The Muslim Brotherhood trial to be held on 11 February 2008 will witness the last pleading of the defence team:

UPDATE @ 25, February, 2008
Verdict expected in Muslim Brotherhood trial to be held this week. IHRC requests campaigners to email/fax letters and urge for members\\\\\\\’ release.

UPDATE @ 4, March, 2008
Muslim Brotherhood trial verdict delayed in the wake of upcoming local council elections to be held in April 2008.

UPDATE @ 19, March, 2008
A verdict may be expected in the upcoming Muslim Brotherhood trial however, many believe it may be delayed till April elections are over.

UPDATE @ 25, March, 2008
The Muslim Brotherhood trial verdict has been delayed till 15 April 2008, as council elections approach.

UPDATE @ 14, April, 2008
A verdict is expected for the detained MB leaders in the upcoming military trial on 15 April 2008.

UPDATE @ 15, April, 2008
Khairat Al-Shater Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison