The Sunday Review

The sister Of Alaa Abd Tuesday was El-Fattah’s Tuesday. She said she had received a letter According to British-Egyptian activists, the British-Egyptian prisoner had been released. hunger After more than 200 days, strike

“The important thing is I want to celebrate my birthday with you on Thursday, I haven’t celebrated for a long time, and want to celebrate with my cellmates, so bring a cake, normal provisions, I’ve broken my strike,” One part of the letterSupposedly, from Abd El-Fattah addressed to his mother, which was posted on Sanaa Seif’s Twitter account.

“We just got this letter. Alaa has broken his hunger strike. I don’t know what’s happening inside, but our family visit is scheduled for Thursday and he’s saying to bring a cake to celebrate his birthday. #FreeAlaa,” Seif wrote along with a photo of the letter.

This month, Abd El-Fattah climbed to a higher than 200-day high hunger World leaders started a strike to stop drinking water to Egypt: Gather for the COP27 climate summit.

The Arab Spring activist’s woes have cast a shadow over it and led to to Amnesty International and other human rights groups have renewed their calls for his freedom. Rishi Sunak, British Prime Minster, also raised concerns Abd El-Fattah’s case while attending COP27.

Egypt’s foreign minister, Sameh Shoukry, said Abd El-Fattah’s situation was a “judicial matter” And claimed that he had received a “fair trial.”

Seif tweeted Monday that Egyptian prison officials had sent a note to him. to She listened to her mother say it Abd El-Fattah had resumé drinking water on Saturday.

Seif gave a press conference last week in which she claimed that her family was not aware of the news. Abd El-Fattah is still alive. Egyptian authorities repeatedly refused to answer calls to Release him.

Abd El-Fattah was a leading activist in Egypt’s 2011 uprising, which toppled the government of longtime dictator Hosni Mubarak.

Mubarak’s democratically elected successor was ousted in a coup and replaced by Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the current president, under whose rule civil society and free speech has been stifled.

Abd El-Fattah has spent a lot of the past decade in prison, on charges activists claim are politically motivated. He was sentenced to a term of imprisonment in 2019. to A further five-year sentence for spreading false news following a Facebook post that highlighted human rights violations in Egyptian prisons.