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Egypt: Further Information: Shawkan’s trial postponed until 23 April

Index Number: MDE 12/3786/2016

Egyptian authorities postponed until 23 April the trial of photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid, popularly known as Shawkan. He is facing trumped-up charges as a result of his journalistic work. He is a prisoner of conscience and risks the death penalty if convicted.

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