Photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid, known as Shawkan, was released from prison in Egypt on March 4, more than five years after he was arrested and more than a year after prosecutors had sought the death penalty in his case. However his release carries cond
CAIRO: “I miss my camera, I miss the reason for my scourge and calamity, I miss holding it between my hands to see the life through it…I miss smelling it in the morning before my coffee time, and yes- unfortunately- I miss my work…which costs me days of my life.”
Shawkan's older brother, Mohammed, said Tuesday the letter was sent last weekend. He described his brother as a broken man who has no access to books, only eating and sleeping in a small cell that houses 12 other prisoners.