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After the murder of his brother on 7 December, Mario Argeñal, has become the target of intimidation and harassment for speaking publicly about the incident and demanding justice.
Sheriff and Marenah face charges for conspiracy to commit a misdemeanor and false publication. Both have been targeted for journalistic work and their right to freedom of expression.
Photojournalist Ahmad Fardan was charged with “participating in a public gathering.” He has been released on bail, but alleges that he was tortured by security forces.
Activists Ahmed Maher and Mohamed Adel, and blogger Ahmed Douma, are facing three years in prison for breaking Egypt’s repressive new protest law.