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Egypt ‘medically intervened’ to maintain starvation striker alive – POLITICO

Egyptian jail authorities have intervened to maintain starvation putting activist Alaa Abd El-Fattah alive, his cousin advised POLITICO. The household have been advised of the intervention at about 12:30 p.m. Central European Time.

“About an hour in the past a jail officer advised his mom they’ve medically intervened,” stated Omar Hamilton, who’s the editor of a e-book written by El-Fattah.

Hamilton stated El-Fattah’s lawyer had been granted entry to the imprisoned man, though the go to had not but taken place. The information comes after days of the household not realizing whether or not El-Fattah was nonetheless alive.

El-Fattah, who has been on a starvation strike since April, stopped consuming water on Sunday — the day the U.N. COP27 local weather talks commenced.

U.S. President Joe Biden is about to go to the talks tomorrow and has stated he would be a part of the leaders of France, Germany and the U.Ok. in elevating El-Fattah’s detention with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

“Every part type of hinges on what [Biden] does or does not do within the three hours that he is there,” stated Hamilton.

Egypt’s repressive authorities has come beneath the highlight whereas internet hosting the local weather talks.

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