Egyptian graphic novelist on trial
- "Human rights organizations expressed their condemnation of the trial of
Magdi El-Shafei, author of the first Egyptian graphic novel 'Metro,' and his
publishing company, who face charges of 'publication and distribution of
publications contrary to public morals' at Cairo Misdemeanor Court.
"The case is to take place on April 4, and could lead to their imprisonment
for two years. Human
novel-threatened-imprisonment-two-years> rights organizations strongly
condemned persecuting a literary text before a criminal court.
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