Middle East

Jailed Egyptian photojournalist wins UN press freedom prize

(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 9, 2016 shows Egyptian photographer Mahmoud Abdel Shakour, known as Shawkan, gesturing from inside a soundproof glass dock, during his trial in the capital Cairo on August 9, 2016, Shawkan, who has been detained by the Egyptian authorities since 2013, was announced as the winner of the UNESCO / Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize, on April 23, 2018./ AFP / KHALED DESOUKI / TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY HAITHAM EL-TABEI

 

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