Authorities transfer Shawkan to Al Haram police station prior release

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 - 05:48 GMT

Egyptian authorities deported Sunday photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid – known as Shawkan- to Al Harm police station to end the procedures of his release.

MB's Beltagy, Erian, Hegazy sentenced to death in Rabaa dispersal case

Sat, 08 Sep 2018 - 11:39 GMT

The Muslim Brotherhood leaders, Safwat Hegazy, Mohamed el-Beltagy, Essam el-Erian and 68 others sentenced to death in Rabaa sit-in dispersal trial

After 5 years in custody, Photojournalist Shawkan to be released

Sat, 08 Sep 2018 - 09:27 GMT

A Cairo Criminal Court handed down sentence of five years in prison against photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zaid (Shawkan) in the case known as “Rabaa sit-in Dispersal” on Saturday

Upated: Court sentences to death 75 defendants, MB leaders

Sat, 28 Jul 2018 - 09:56 GMT

Cairo Criminal Court referred the papers of 75 defendants in the case known publicly as “Rabaa sit-in dispersal" to Egypt’s Mufti (Top religious authority) for religious consultant in their execution.

Shawkan’s selection for UNESCO Press Freedom Prize raises controversy

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 - 04:44 GMT

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a firm statement on Sunday expressing its regret over being informed of UNESCO’s intention to grant Shawkan the award

Egypt criticizes UNESCO’s aimed press freedom award to Shawkan

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 - 10:15 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry has expressed its regret over being informed of UNESCO’s intention to grant detained photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid.