Alaa Abdel-Fattah

Family: Egypt activist ‘deteriorated’ since hunger strike

Abdel-Fattah rose to fame during the 2011 pro-democracy uprisings that swept through the Middle East, toppling Egypt’s long-time autocratic President Hosni Mubarak. 

published on : 18th November 2022

Imprisoned Egyptian activist calls off hunger strike

Abdel-Fattah is one of Egypt’s most prominent pro-democracy activists and has spent most of the last decade in prison.

published on : 15th November 2022

Egypt: Hunger-striking pro-democracy campaigner drinking water, says family

Abdel-Fattah has been allowed to communicate with his family through weekly letters. Monday’s letter is the first proof of life the family received since he began refusing water eight days ago.

published on : 14th November 2022

Nobel winners call attention to Egypt political prisoners

Abdel-Fattah, an outspoken dissident and a U.K. citizen, rose to prominence with the 2011 pro-democracy uprisings that swept the Middle East and in Egypt toppled long-time President Hosni Mubarak.

published on : 2nd November 2022