Egypt: Two Journalists Resurface in Court After Disappearing for Days

Two journalists have disappeared in a similar manner this month in Egypt only to reappear many days later when they were brought before a court and placed in pre-trial detention. Treating journalists like this is unacceptable and violates international law, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says.

Freelance photographer Hamdy Al-Zaeem was the first Egyptian journalist to be subjected to an enforced disappearance in 2021. After being arrested at his home on 4 January, he disappeared for 12 days, until…


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