Photojournalist sentenced to death for covering anti-government protest in Egypt – DIY Photography

Mahmoud Abou Zeid, an Egyptian photojournalist also known as Shawkan, is facing a death sentence in Cairo, Egypt. He was arrested in connection with an anti-government protest back in August 2013, and prosecutors requested a death sentence for him on 3 March 2018. As Reporters Without Borders write, Shawkan is one of more than 700 …