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Egypt: Photojournalist referred to criminal court: Shawkan

, Index number: MDE 12/2315/2015

Photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid, known as Shawkan, has been referred to a criminal court. He has spent more than two years in pre-trial detention, which is against Egyptian law. Shawkan’s health is deteriorating as he is being denied access to medication.

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