List of the names of journalists and media workers in Egyptian prisons until now
1

Mahmoud Abdel-Naby Awad

Date of arrest : 3 July, 2013
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Rassd News Network
He has been detained pending case No. 10045 of 2013 (Al-Montazah Administrative), registered under No. 50666 of 2014 (Al-Montazah Criminal) and 4214 of 2014 (East Alexandria), in which he is accused of forming an assembly, vandalizing public and private properties, possessing firearms and premeditated murder.
2

Ibrahim Abdel Naby Awad

Date of arrest : 3 July, 2013
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Rassd News Network
He has been detained pending case No. 10045 of 2013 (Al-Montazah Administrative), registered under No. 50666 of 2014 (Al-Montazah Criminal) and No. 4214 of 2014 (East Alexandria), in which he is accused of forming an assembly, vandalizing public and private properties, possessing firearms and premeditated murder.
3

Mahmoud Abdel-Shakour Abu Zaid

Date of arrest : 14 August, 2013
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Photojournalist at Demotix Agency
He has been detained pending case No. 34150 of 2015 (1st Nasr City Criminal), registered under no.  2985/2015 (East Cairo), known in media as “Rabaa Sit-in dispersal”, in which he is charged with killing and attempting to kill officers, conscripts and civilians as well as joining an outlawed group, resisting the authorities, threating to use force, robbery, disrupting land transportation and facilities, and possessing unlicensed fireworks.
4

Sherif Abdel Hamid Heshmat

Date of arrest : 17 August, 2013
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Ikhwan Online
 He has been detained pending case No. 34150 of 2015 (1st Nasr City Criminal), registered under no.  2985/2015 (East Cairo), known in media as “Rabaa Sit-in dispersal”, in which he is charged with killing and attempting to kill officers, conscripts and civilians as well as joining an outlawed group, resisting the authorities, threating to use force, robbery, disrupting land
5

Youssef Talaat

Date of arrest : 19 August, 2013
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : al-Shabab Channel
Sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment in case No. 2210 of 2014 Agouza Criminals, registered as No. 317 of 2014 Supreme State Security, known in the media as Rabaa Operations Room case
6

Mohamed Mohamed Mostafa Al-Adly

Date of arrest : 23 August, 2013
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Amgad TV
 He was sentenced to life in prison into case No. 2210 of 2014 (Agouza Criminal), publicly known as “Rabaa Operations Room” case, in which he is accused of joining an outlawed group, overthrowing the regime, deliberately vandalizing of public properties, disseminating false news and data, and possessing wireless communication devices without a permit
7

Samhi Mustafa Ahmed Abdel-Aleem

Date of arrest : 25 August, 2013
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : One of Rassd News Network's founders
He was sentenced to life in prison into case No. 2210 of 2014 (Agouza Criminal), publicly known as “Rabaa Operations Room” case, in which he is accused of joining an outlawed group, overthrowing the regime, deliberately vandalizing of public properties, disseminating false news and data, and possessing wireless communication devices without a permit
8

Abdullah Ahmed Mohamed Ismail Al-Fakharany

Date of arrest : 25 August, 2013
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Rassd News Network
He was sentenced to life imprisonment over “Rabaa Operations Room” case, and has been held in pretrial detention pending the case known in media as “Rabaa Sit-in dispersal”
9

Sayed Mousa

Date of arrest : 1 September, 2013
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Amgad TV
No information available
10

Abdullah Helmy Mohamed Khalil Shusha

Date of arrest : 22 September, 2013
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Amgad TV
He has been detained pending case No. 4277 of 2014, registered under no. 2332 of 2014 (Ismailia Criminal), known in media as “Al-Khalyia Al-Ounkodya”, in which he is accused of forming a terrorist cell, protesting without a permit, setting fire to police and security men cars, possessing unauthorized firearms and propagating false news
11

Mohamed Ibrahim Shoukri

Date of arrest : 6 October, 2013
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Al Omma TV’
He is sentenced to 10 years in prison over the case no. 1972 of the year 2013 (North Mansoura Superior Criminal Court), and is registered under the number 10870 of the year 2013 (Matria, Criminal).
12

Ibrahim Khalil Al-Darawi

Date of arrest : October 2013
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Journalist at Afaq Arabia newspaper
He was sentenced to life in prison over case No. 56458/2013 (1st Nasr City police station), known in media as “spying with Hamas” case
13

Said Abo Haj

Date of arrest : 4 November, 2013
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Sinai Independent Media Center reporter
He has been detained since his arrest from his workplace at Al-Arish city on charges of overthrowing the regime, inciting protests, targeting the armed forces and police personnel
14

Hany Salah Al-Din

Date of arrest : 28 November, 2013
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Journalist at Youm 7 Newspaper
He has been detained as he was sentenced to life imprisonment over “Rabaa Operations Room”  case, and has also been held in pretrial detention pending case known as “Rabaa Sit-in dispersal”
15

Khaled Mohamed Abdel-Raaouf

Date of arrest : 2 January, 2014
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Al-Jazeera freelance reporter
He has been in detention over Marriot Cell and Helwan Brigades cases.
16

Khalid Hamdi Abdel-Wahab

Date of arrest : 7 March, 2014
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Misr 25 Channel
He has been on remand pending case No.0145 of 2014 (2nd October Criminal) on a charge of spying with Qatar. He was also given a 15-year prison sentence
17

Mohamed Salah Al-Din Madany

Date of arrest : 18 March, 2014
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Misr 25 Channel
He has been on remand pending case No. 382/2014 (Minaa Al-Basl) which was referred to the Military Prosecution for jurisdiction
18

Abdel Rahman Ramadan Shaheen Al-Moselhi

Date of arrest : 7 April, 2014
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Journal of Freedom & Justice
He has been held in prison. On 26 December 2014, Suez Misdemeanor Appellant Court sentenced him to three years in jail in addition to a fine. He has been detained pending case No. 201 of 2014 (Suez Military Misdemeanor) in which he was charged with protesting, participating in violence incidents and spreading false news.
19

Omar Abdel-Maksoud Anas

Date of arrest : April 2014
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Masr AlArabia Website
  He has been held in pretrial detention, and was also sentenced in absentia to life in prison into another case for setting fire to police cars. He is currently being re-tried.
20

Mohsen Youssef Al-Sayyed Rady

Date of arrest : September 2014
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Managing Editor of Commerce Magazine
He was sentenced to 20 years in jail over “Banha Violence Incidents” case, and to life over the “Great Escape” case as well as the case known in media as “Qaliub blocking road”
21

Mohammed Hasan Abu Al-Suol

Date of arrest : 15 January, 2015
Place of detention : /
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Akhbar Elyom
He was arrested on 15 June 2015 from Cairo International Airport. He is jailed pending the case no. 138 of the year 2015 (military criminals), which is known in media as “Sons of Khairt Al-Shater Cell”, in which he is accused of publishing false news and attempting to overthrow the regime. The military court sentenced him to 3 years in prison.
22

Hassan Hosni al-Qabbani

Date of arrest : 22 January, 2015
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Journalist at Al-Karama newspaper and the founder of Journalists for Reform Movement
He has been in detention pending case No. 718 of 2015 (State Security). Al-Qabbani, a Journalists Syndicate member and a journalist at Al-Karama newspaper, is charged with joining an outlawed group and taking part in the espionage crime and another one with the aim of committing a crime that forcibly could change the country's Constitution and its republican structure
23

Islam Goma’a Abdel-Hadi

Date of arrest : 23 April, 2015
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Misr 25 TV channel
24

Hisham Ahmed Awad Jaafar

Date of arrest : 21 October, 2015
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Journalists Syndicate member and the director of Mada Foundation for Media Development
He has been in detention since the raiding of Mada Foundation's headquarters and his arrest thereafter. He has been held in pretrial detention pending case No. 720 of 2015 (State Security) on a charge of joining an outlawed group and receiving an international bribery
25

Ismail Al-Sayed Omar Al-Iskandarani

Date of arrest : 29 November, 2015
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Freelance journalist
He was detained inside Hurghada International Airport upon his arrival to Egypt, and then at the National Security’s headquarters.. He has been held on remand pending the case No. 569/2015 (State Security) in which he is accused of joining an outlawed group
26

Sabry Anwar Mohamed Abdel-Halim

Date of arrest : 21 February, 2016
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Journalist at Al-Badil newspaper
He was arrested on 21/2/2016 in Damietta governorate. He has been detained pending investigations over case No. 2015 of 2015 (Damietta Administrative)
27

Sohaib Saad Mohamed

Date of arrest : 1 June, 2016
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Journalist and Al-Jazeera freelance reporter
He was sentenced to three years prison over the case publicly known as “ Marriot Cell”, and has also been detained over case No. 176/2015 (Military West Criminal), this is in addition to the life prison sentence he was given
28

Magdy Ahmed Hussein Gad

Date of arrest : 1 July, 2016
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : AlShaab AlJadid newspaper's editor-in-chief
He has been released over the National Alliance to Support Legitimacy (NASL) case, whereas detained following a ruling to imprison him for 5 years into the case No. 60571/2013 (Agouza Administrative)
29

Osama Gaber Abdel-Salam Al-Beshbesh

Date of arrest : 26 September, 2016
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Journalist
He has been held in pre-trial detention pending case No.15060/2016 (Qasr al-Nil Misdemeanor)- Charges: joining a terrorist group, promoting through social media, preventing state institutions from carrying out their duties, spreading false news and information, possessing recorded videos used to disrupt the constitution and law and calling for a protesting without a permit.
30

Hamdy Mokhtar Ali- AKA: Hamdy Al-Zaem

Date of arrest : 26 September, 2016
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Journalist
He has been held in pre-trial detention pending case No.15060/2016 (Qasr al-Nil Misdemeanor)- Charges: joining a terrorist group, promoting through social media, preventing state institutions from carrying out their duties, spreading false news and information, possessing recorded videos used to disrupt the constitution and law and calling for a protesting without a permit.
31

Mohamed Hassan Mostafa Mohamed

Date of arrest : 26 September, 2016
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Journalist at Al-Nabaa newspaper
He has been held in pre-trial detention pending case No.15060/2016 (Qasr al-Nil Misdemeanor)- Charges: joining a terrorist group, promoting through social media, preventing state institutions from carrying out their duties, spreading false news and information, possessing recorded videos used to disrupt the constitution and law and calling for a protesting without a permit.
32

Mohammed Ahmed Attia (aka: Mohammed Al-Shaer)

Date of arrest : 8 October, 2016
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Programmes creator
He is on remand pending the case no. 799 of the year 2016 (limited to the Supreme State Security) on accusations of belonging to Muslim Brotherhood and publishing false news.
33

Mustafa Amer Abdel-Salam

Date of arrest : 12 October, 2016
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Freelance journalist
He is jailed pending the case no. 761 of the year 2016 (limited to the Supreme State Security) on accusations of belonging to Muslim Brotherhood and publishing false news.
34

Sherin Saeed Bikhet

Date of arrest : 19 October, 2016
Place of detention :
She was arrested on 19 October 2016 from her house in Birket El Saba city, in Monufia Governorate, over the case no. 761 of the year 2016 (limited to the Supreme State Security) on accusations of belonging to Muslim Brotherhood, working for hostile foreign channels, publishing false news, and inciting to protest.
35

Reem Kotb Bassiouni Gabara

Date of arrest : 1 December, 2016
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Freelance director
She is on remand on the accusations of working for Al Jazeera channel and joining the international group of Muslim Brotherhood.
36

Mahmoud Hussein

Date of arrest : 20 December, 2016
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Al Jazeera Media Network
He is jailed pending the case in which he is accused of publishing false news, rumors and information about the internal situation of Egypt, and preparing false media reports and videos.
37

Badr Mohammed Badr

Date of arrest : 19 March, 2017
Place of detention : /
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Former editor-in-chief of El Osra El Arabeya Newspaper
He was arrested on 29 March 2017 and was investigated before the State Security Prosecution on 5 April 2017 over the accusation of joining an unlawful group that aims at disrupting the work of the state institutions.
38

Hazem Reda

Date of arrest : 26 June, 2017
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Al-Mahala Police Station
He is jailed over the accusations of joining an unlawful group and publishing false news that aims at disrupting the Constitution and law.
39

Abdullah Rashad

Date of arrest : 14 August, 2017
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Albawabh News
He is on remand pending the case no. 610 of the year 2016 (criminals) against the backdrop of joining a group in Suhag aims at carrying out terrorist operations for the state installations.
40

Mohammed Al-Hussinai

Date of arrest : 14 August, 2017
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Elshoura Newspaper
He is on remand pending the case no. 915 of the year 2017 (Limited to the Supreme State Security) on the accusations of joining an unlawful group and publishing false news.
41

Ahmed Hammouda Mohammed al-Sakhawy

Date of arrest : 29 September, 2017
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Freelance journalist
Held in pre-trial detention pending case No. 977 of 2017, State Security. He was arrested against the backdrop of accusations of joining the Muslim Brotherhood and publishing false news
42

Asma’a Kamel Hasan (aka: Asma’a Zedan)

Date of arrest : 14 October, 2017
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Alquds Alarabi
She is jailed pending the case no. 59703 of the year 2017 (Al-Haram, misdemeanor) on account of being accused of publishing false news and insulting the president.
43

Emad Abo Zaid

Date of arrest : unknown
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Reporter at Al-Ahram Gate
  Bani Suef Criminal Court sentenced him to three years in prison after being charged with joining an outlawed group, stirring chaos, and inciting against the army and police through his articles published in a number of news websites
44

Ayman Gaballah

Date of arrest : unknown
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Head of Aljazeera Mubasher Channel
He is jailed pending the case no. 138 of the year 2015, which is known in media as “Sons of Khairt Al-Shater Cell”, in which he is accused of publishing false news and attempting to overthrow the regime. The military court sentenced him to 3 years in prison.
45

Mohammed Haz Khalifa

Date of arrest : unknown
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Freelance journalist
He is jailed pending the case no. 10383 of the year 2016 (Al-Mokatam misdemeanors), which is publically known as “Media Committee” case, over the accusations of joining an unlawful group and publishing false news.
46

Khaled Abdel-Aziz

Date of arrest : unknown
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Misr 25 TV Channel
On 25 September 2016, Aswan Criminal Court sentenced Khaled to 7 years in prison over the case known in media as “Aswan Incidents”, in which he is accused of assaulting a police office in Aswan.
47

Moatez Mustafa Shahin

Date of arrest : unknown
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Ikhwan Online
On 11 August 2015, the Military Court in Alexandria sentenced him to rigorous prison over the case no. 233 of the 2014 (criminals, military) for burning state installations.
48

Mohammed Salah Swidan

Date of arrest : unknown
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Ikhwan Online
On 11 August 2015, the Military Court in Alexandria sentenced him to rigorous prison over the case no. 233 of the 2014 (criminals, military) for burning state installations.
49

Abdel-Rahman Ali Mahmoud

Date of arrest : unknown
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Freelance journalist
He is jailed pending the case no. 10383 of the year 2016 (Al-Mokatam misdemeanors), which is publically known as “Media Committee” case, over the accusations of joining an unlawful group and publishing false news.
50

Ahmed Ali Abdo Afefi

Date of arrest : unknown
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Documentary film producer
He is sentenced to death over the case no. 10145 of the year 2014 (criminals) over the accusation of collaborating with Qatar. On 16 September 2017, the Court of Cassation upheld the veridct issued against him.
51

Ahmed Abdel-Moniem Mohammed Abdel-Ghani Zahran

Date of arrest : unknown
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Head of Al-Mokhtar Al-Islami magazine
He is jailed pending the case no. 359 of 2017 (limited to the Supreme State Security Prosecution), which is known as “Adamir Center”.
52

Ahmed Farouk

Date of arrest : unknown
Place of detention :
Newspaper- Website- Channel : Freelance journalist
He is jailed pending the case no. 205 of the year 2015 (Limited to the State Security) which is publically known “Mekamlien Leaks”, and he was arrested on 31 October 2016 in Cairo Airport, while he was heading for China.