CAIRO: Activist Alaa Abd El-Fattah was hospitalized after a sudden ailment while in prison, his sister Mona Seif wrote on her Facebook account Monday night.
“This the 78th day of his hunger strike, he felt tired due to the lack of blood sugar, and he was hospitalized until he reached a stable condition,” she wrote.
Abd El-Fattah is charged along with other 24 co-defendants are facing charges of involvement in clashes outside the Shura Council 2013.The charges include illegal protesting, causing riots and clashes, and attacking security forces, including assaulting and robbing Colonel Emad Tahoon.
The next session of the trial is scheduled for Feb. 5, allowing the defense to continue its case.
During the last session that took place at Police Institute in Tora, Abd El-Fattah’s lawyer Khaled Ali had an argument with Judge Hassan Farid regarding the case’s evidence; Ali insisted that two of the evidences had been tampered with, though the judge assured they were authentic according to Youm7.