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11 September 2018: NUJ welcomed Shawkan's imminent return to his family and friends but condemned his long imprisonment simply for working as a journalist
7 September 2018: The fact he may face the death penalty for reporting the truth is a devastating blow to press freedom
30 July 2018: Exhibition of 18 photographs taken by Mahmoud Abu Zeid aka Shawkan, winner of the 2018 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize, who has been imprisoned since 2013 for taking pictures of a sit-in in Cairo, Egypt.
24 July 2018: The union has appealed to Egyptian MPs to intervene in the case of Mahmoud Abu Zeid (known as Shawkhan) who has been held for four years in a Cairo prison.