In first trial session after over 2 years in prison, Alaa Abd El Fattah tells court his detention is illegal

After a remand detention that exceeded the legal limit of two years, Alaa Abd El Fattah, the son the Egyptian mathematician Laila Soueif, learned for the first time that he is being charged for resharing a tweet about a prisoner who died as a result of ill treatment in detention in Maximum Security Wing 2 of Tora Prison Complex in summer 2019.

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