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Free Maikel

Egyptian pacifist now in sixth month of hunger strike

As PN went to press, Egyptian pacifist Maikel Nabil Sanad was continuing his hunger strike in protest against his imprisonment for criticising the new military regime. 20 January marked his 150th day without food: his kidneys were beginning to fail.

Maikel’s sentence has been reduced from four to two years. He is now on a water-only fast.

You can send an e-postcard to Maikel or to the Egyptian authorities via the WRI website: www.tinyurl.com/peacenews456 or send a letter directly to: Maikel Nabil Sanad, El-Marg prison, El-Kalag, El-Khanka, Qalyubeya Egypt.