Violations toll against media workers since the disperse of Rabaa and El Naheda square sit-ins

SITC has reported 50 cases of violations ranging from murder, injury, arrest and confiscation of equipment and others. The violations occurred by the police and military forces and supporters of the ousted President as well as by the civic committees in some cases. These numbers are limited to what has been published in media means during the events and are subject to increase in case any new information appears.

Updated till 2013-09-07

  • Killed 
  • Injured and confiscation of equipment
  • Detained

63

 

Death toll:

6 had been killed during the period from 14th of August till 2oth of August 2013

No. Name Media Mean Violation
 1 Habiba Abdel Aziz  A Reporter & Photo-journalist at Gulf News Killed by a shot in the head
 2 Mike Dean (British) A Photo-journalist at Sky news Killed by a shot in the heart
 3 Mos3eb el Shamy A Reporter at “Rased” Network Killed by a shooter
 4 Ahmed abdel Gawad  A Journalist at “El Akhbar” newspaper  Shot dead and died in a hospital
 5 Tamer Abdel raouf  A Journalist at “El Ahram” newspaper  Shot dead from an army tank in front of El Beheira governorate
 6 Mohamed Samir  A Director at Nile News Channel  Targeted by the supporters of the ousted president at El Azbakia police station during Ramsis square clashes

Number of Injuries and equipments confiscation:

34 cases of injury and equipments confiscation during the period from 14th of August till 2oth of August 2013

No. Name Media Mean Violation
1 Mohamed Ibrahim A Journalist at “El Badil” A shot from an unknown source
2 Amr Saher A Journalist at “El Masry el youm” newspaper  A birdshot at his foot by the police forces.
3 Zakia hedaya A Reporter at Hoqouq news network  Assaulted by the supporters of the ousted president at el Fateh mosque.
4 Atef Makram A Journalist at “El Mesaa” Newspaper  Assaulted by the supporters of the ousted president, seized his money, camera and cell phone as well as his deeply injury in his right leg.
5 Sayed el Seyoufi An Editor at Horeyetna Radio  Detained and assaulted by the supporters of the ousted president inside el Fateh mosque.
6 Hamed el barbery A Reporter at “El Gomhuria” newspaper  A shot from an army tank in front of El Beheira governorate and was charged with weapon possession
7 Alistair Bish (British A Journalist at “Independent Attacked by an unknown group near Ramsis square and handled to the army who set him free after checking his identity.
8 Matt Bradely (American) A Journalist at “Wall Street” Journal Attacked by an unknown group near Ramsis square and handled to the army who set him free after checking his identity.
9 Alaa El Kamhawy A Photo-Journalist at “El Masry el youm”  A shot in his leg.
10 Mohamed El Zaky A Photo-Journalist at “El Jazeera”    A shot in his leg.
11 Hazem abdel Hamid A Photo-Journalist at “El Masry el youm”  The memory card of his camera was confiscated by supporters of the ousted president.
12 Photo-Journalist  Unknown  Was attacked by MB members who seized his holdings during their march in El Geish Street in Suez.
13 Ahmed Tarana A Photo-Journalist at “El Masry el youm”  Attacked by the police.
14 Ashour abou Salem A Reporter at “El Badil” in Minofia Assaulted by some thugs belonging to the civic committees during the clashes between them and the MB march
15 Eman Helal A Photo-Journalist at “El Watan”  Threatened by a knife and confiscated the memory card of her camera & her Syndicate ID
16 Asmaa Wagih A Photo-Journalist at “El Watan”  A shot in the leg
17 Mohamed Radi A Camera man at “El Nahar” channel  Attacked during the disperse of Rabaa sit-in.
18 Mahmoud Kalid A Camera man at “El Nahar” channel  His camera was smashed during covering the events at el Mohandesein.
19 Tarek Abbas A journalist at “El Watan”  A birdshot below his eye during the disperse of Rabaa sit-in.
20 Mohamed Kamal A journalist at “El Dostor”  A fire shot.
21 farah Saafan A photo – journalist she was detained with other reporters by citizen for an hour ,confiscated their camera and then handed them over  to the police who released them after make sure of their identities 
22 Mohamed Shaneh A journalist at “El watan”  Attacked during covering the disperse of Rabaa sit-in.
23 Ahmed el Nagar  A freelance photographer  A birdshot injury and his camera was confiscated by one of the civil committees .
24 Abdelah Mashally A reporter at “El Wattan” newspaper  Attacked with wooden sticks by the supporters of the ousted president.
25 Khlaed el feky A Photo-Journalist at the German agency  His camera was confiscated .
26 Hammada el Rasam A Photo-Journalist at “El Masry el youm”  Attacked by police forces during the disperse of Rabaa sit-in.
27 Mohamed Awad Office director at Middle east news agency  The office was blockade by the supporters of the ousted president.
28 Hammada ba’aze Office director of “El Shorouk” in Aswan Attacked by the supporters of the ousted president leading to an injury in his head
29 Mahmoud El Mola Office director of “El Masry el Youm” in Aswan  Injured in his leg and his cell phone was stolen.
30 Doaa Ibrahim Mahmoud Office director of “Veto” digital newspaper in Aswan  Prevented from covering the events and got expelled from the area by supporters of the ousted president.
31 Emad Refaat A journalist at “El Mal” newspaper  Was attacked by unknown groups while walking in the ring road
32 Mostafa el Shemy A journalist at “Masrawy  Attacked by police forces during the disperse of Rabaa sit-in and his camera & IPad were smashed.
33 Sherif Samir A Photographer of ” ONtv ” channel  Attacked by demonstrators of “ahrar” movement during covering events on Mohandesin  causing him dangerous injury
34 Mohamed El Zaky A Photo-Journalist at “El Jazeera” Was shot during covering the disperse of Rabaa sit-in

Arresting and missing cases

24 cases of arresting and missing during the period from 14th of August till 2oth of August 2013

No. Name Media Mean Violation
1 Mohamed Saad A journalist at “El Badil” Arrested by police forces.
2 Hogo Basiga (Brazilian) A journalist  Arrested by police forces
3  John Grison (Canadian) A journalist  Missing
4  Tarek Lobany (Canadian A journalist  Missing
5  Heba Zakaria  A reporter at “Anadol” Agency  Detained in Tora Jail then released
6  Meten Toran (Turkish)  A reporter at “TRT”  Detained in Tora Jail then released
7 Mahmoud abdel shakour abou zeid A Photo-Journalist at “Demotex” the British agency Arrested during the disperse of Rabaa sit-in and detained in Abou Za’bel prison without visits allowance
8  Tom Fen  A reporter at Reuters  Arrested by police forces then released after confiscating the memory card of his camera
9  Amr Diab  A Photo-Journalist at “El watan”  Detained by police forces during the disperse of Rabaa sit-in then released
10  Ahmed Tarek  A Freelance Photographer   Detained by police forces during the disperse of Rabaa sit-in then released
11  Mohamed El Hawary  A journalist at “Sada El Baled” digital newspaper  Detained by police forces for 16 hours during the disperse of Rabaa sit-in then released.
12  Abdel shamy  A Reporter at “El Jazeera”  Arrested  by police forces during the disperse of Rabaa sit-in and then  raid Al Jazeera office in Cairo
13 A Satellite channel crew El mehwar channel  militant group said to be  belong to the Muslim Brotherhood, kidnapped the crew during covering march of President Mohamed Morsi supporters , isolated in Helwan, and was forced to direct broadcast  
14 Tamer Elmahdi Editor in chief of “wlad el balad” regional  newspaper The army forces in front of the second section  police station of Mansoura detained while filming an Army ambushes then released him after erasing all the material  he  photographed
15 Sameh Mostafa Executive manger “Rasd “ news network Arrested on charge of  spreading rumors and false news
16 Abdullah Elfakhrani Founding member at “Rasd” news network  Arrested on charge of  spreading rumors and false news
17 Sebastian Backhaus Freelance journalist  Arrested during the disperse of Rabaa sit-in and released after days
18 Wayne Hay  Reporter at “Al Jazeera English “ channel

The police arrested him, then the Egyptian authorities deport him

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19 Adel Bradlo Photographer at “Al Jazeera English channel

The police arrested him, then the Egyptian authorities deport him

20 Ross Finn Producer of Al Jazeera English channel

The police arrested him, then the Egyptian authorities deport him

21 Baher Ghorab Producer of Al Jazeera English channel Arrested
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Anadolu Agency

Manger of the agency    Security forces raided the agency’s headquarters in Garden City, and the arrested who are in charge of the agency  
23 Ahmed Abu Draa’ Reporter at “elmasry el yom &ON tv channel Was detained by security agencies in El-Arish and deported to the military prosecutor in Ismailia on charges of spreading incorrect news about the armed forces