British teenager arrested for spying in Egypt over photo taken from plane window


by www.independent.co.uk

www.independent.co.uk— Muhammad Abulkasem, 19, is being held in a jail cell without legal representation, his family says

The Telegraph—British teenager arrested in Egypt on charges of spying. A British teenager has been arrested in Egypt on suspicion of spying, his family has said.

the Guardian—British student who took photo from plane faces Egypt spying trial. Muhammed Fathi Abulkasem, 19, from Manchester accused of photographing military helicopter A 19-year-old British student is facing trial in Egypt for spying, after being accused of taking a photograph of a military helicopter, his family say. Muhammed Fathi Abulkasem was detained on arrival at Alexandria airport, on Egypt’s north coast, after he took a photograph out of the window of the plane that included a military helicopter. Continue reading...

the Guardian—Egypt frees British student arrested on spying charge. Muhammed Fathi Abulkasem was held after he took photo of military helicopter by accident A 19-year-old Briton has been freed in Egypt after he was accused of spying when he took a photo of a military helicopter, according to his family. Muhammed Fathi Abulkasem was reportedly detained at Alexandria airport in late November, after accidentally photographing the aircraft when he took a picture out of the plane window as his flight landed. His family said he was charged with “collecting information...