A 23-year-old female journalist working for private newspaper El-Dostour and a 25-year-old Coptic Christian were killed during violence at Ain Shams in Cairo on Friday.
Mayada Ashraf, a young editor at El-Dostour, was shot dead in Cairo’s Ain Shams during violent clashes between Muslim Brotherhood supporters and security forces. The clashes left 22 injured and five dead, according to the Ministry of Health
In response to the death, Egyptians have expressed outrage online using the hashtag “#ميادة_أشرف (#MayadaAshraf),” which is currently the top trending hashtag in Egypt.
Meanwhile, the newspaper has demanded the Ministry of Interior and the government open an investigation into the circumstances of the death. According to the Muslim Brotherhood, the journalist was shot dead by police during…
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