"Shawkan, Photojournalist Detention For 730 Days Behind Bars In Charge Of Possession Of Firearms"
August 14th, 2015


Journalists Against Torture

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 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 : 730 Days.

Place of Detention : Tora Prison.