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Alaa Abdel Fattah: ‘My brother’s certain he won’t come out of Egypt prison alive’

Family of prominent British-Egyptian prodemocrat, who has been in prison on hunger strike for over 100 days, is growing more concerned about him.

Alaa Abdel Fattah is one of the most high profile of tens of thousands of government critics imprisoned in Egypt on what human rights groups say are politically-motivated charges.

In April, he was granted British citizenship. He has been supported by celebrities and politicians in the UK.

Caroline Hawley, BBC’s Caroline Hawley, has been speaking to Mona.


According to reports, his name was passed to Egyptian authorities for consideration in a presidential pardon. But, none have been issued.

Video by Olivia Lace Evans

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