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Imprisoned Egyptian activist calls off hunger strike

Nov. 15, 2022 13:55 PM EST

CAIRO (AP) — The family of imprisoned Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah said Tuesday they received a letter from him saying he has ended his hunger strike. In a statement, the family said that Abdel-Fattah’s mother, Laila Soueif, received a short note in her son’s handwriting...

Family: Egypt activist in prison starts 'full hunger strike'

Nov. 01, 2022 15:15 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Egypt’s most prominent imprisoned activist went on a “full hunger strike"’ on Tuesday and plans to stop drinking water on the first day of the global climate summit next week, his family said. Alaa Abdel-Fattah, an outspoken dissident and a U.K. citizen, rose...