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Egypt - Press photographer held without charge for past 14 months

Reporters without borders
Arrested while covering the Rabaa massacre, he has been badly mistreated and is now in poor health. Reporters Without Borders condemns freelance news photographer Mahmoud Abu Zied's arbitrary detention without trial or charge for the past 14 months. His detention was extended for another 45 days on 2 October. Known by the pseudonym of “Shawkan,” 27-year-old Zied was arrested in Cairo's Al-Tayaran Street on 14 August 2013 while providing the Demotix and Corbix agencies with coverage of the (...)

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