Four journalists have been arrested in Egypt over the past week, adding to 18 journalists already imprisoned, according to a survey conducted by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on 1 June.

CPJ reports that Wagdy Khaled, a photographer for the weekly newspaper Al-Masriya, was arrested on Friday while taking photographs outside a Cairo mosque. He is being held on suspicion of belonging to the banned Muslim Brotherhood.

On Wednesday, police arrested Mohamed Adly, a correspondent for the independent newspaper Tahrir; Hamdy Mokhtar, a photojournalist for the opposition news website El-Shaab el-Jadeed; and freelance journalist Sherif Ashraf.

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