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#FreeShawkan: The case of Mahmoud Abou Zeid

This fall, three Al Jazeera journalists made headlines after being held in detention by Egypt’s military government. The journalists were eventually set free. An Egyptian photojournalist, Mahmoud Abu Zeid, widely known as “Shawkan”, was arrested for taking pictures of a protest in Cairo. He goes on trial on December 12th after more than 800 days of imprisonment. We’ll speak about Shawkan’s case with his friend and spokesperson, Ahmed Abu Saif. (Photo: Flickr/Erin)

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