“Shawkan” photojournalist detained 1030 days behind bars
June 8th, 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 : 1030 Days

Place of Detention : Tora Prison