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Egyptian Photojournalist Convicted of Murder for Covering Protests in 2013

September 10, 2018
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Egyptian Photojournalist Convicted of Murder for Covering Protests in 2013

On September 8th, 2018, photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid, also known as Shawkan, was convicted for murder and membership in a terrorist organization after his arrest in August 2013 while “documenting the government’s violent dispersal of protesters at Rab’a Al Adweya Square that killed over 1,000 civilians.” Shawkan is set to be released shortly, having already…

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