SHAWKAN PHOTOJOURNALIST DETENTION FOR 888 DAYS BEHIND BARS IN CHARGE OF POSSESSION OF FIREARMSJanuary 19th, 2016
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 : 888 Days
Place of Detention : Tora Prison.
court session: 6/2/2016