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Egypt - “Shawkan” in very poor health after two years of provisional detention

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders calls for Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid's immediate release and the withdrawal of all the charges against him at his next court appearance on 17 August, three days after he will have completed his second year in provisional detention. Known by the pseudonym of “Shawkan”, Mahmoud Abu Zeid, 28, has been held in Cairo's Tora prison ever since his arrest on 14 August 2013 while providing the Demotix and Corbix photo agencies with coverage of clashes between (...)

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