Egyptian pro-democracy activist on hunger strike in jail – Channel 4 News

More than a decade after protests in Tahrir Square in Egypt sparked a revolution and the end of President Mubarak’s rule, pro-democracy activists are still locked up in prison.

British-Egyptian writer Alaa Abd El-Fattah was convicted for a post he posted on Facebook and has spent most of the past decade in jail.

He is currently on hunger strike, and a number of British parliamentarians have joined a campaign calling for his release.

We spoke to his family.

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