We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info
Sanaa Seif, the sister of British-Egyptian national Alaa-Abdel Fattah was speaking at an event when MP Amr Darwish began heckling her. Ms Seif was calling for her brother’s release, who activists fear may only live for a few more days due to being on a food and water strike. Ms Seif told reporters she has asked Egyptian authorities for proof her brother is “alive and conscious” but is yet to receive a response. As Ms Seif was speaking, the MP questioned why the family describes Mr Fattah as a political prisoner and when she responded, Mr Darwish refused to let her speak and was removed by UN security officials. While being escorted away, he said: “You are here on Egyptian land, don’t touch me.”
FOLLOW BELOW FOR LIVE UPDATES…
Good morning from London. I’m Aliss Higham, I’ll be bringing you all the latest developments on COP27 today. Please feel free to get in touch with me as I work if you have a story or tips to share! Your thoughts are always welcome.
Email: [email protected]
Source: Read Full Article