SHAWKAN, PHOTOJOURNALIST DETENTION FOR 843 DAYS BEHIND BARS IN CHARGE OF POSSESSION OF FIREARMSDecember 5th, 2015
Journalists Against Torture
Name :” Mahmoud Abou Zeid .Shawkan”
Profession : Freelance Photojournalist
Workplace : Demotix for freelance photojournalists.
Date of Detention : 14th August, 2013
Detention Facts : During his events coverage of the resolution of Rabaa Al Adawiya sit from Al Tayaran Street, while capturing images in the vicinity of the field, and security disperse the sit in.
Charges: – Demonstration without Legal Permit.
– Attempted Murder.
– Joining Armed Gang.
– Security Guard Assault.
– Possession of Firearms.
Legal Status: Remand.
Days of Detention : 843 Days.
Place of Detention : Tora Prison.
Next Judicial trial : 12 December 2015