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Ahdaf Soueif talks liberals, Sisi and the trials of activists

Soueif's niece and nephew Sanaa Seif and Alaa Abdel Fatah have been convicted and charged for violating protest laws
Soueif has primarily been known as a novelist and has been nominated for the Man Booker prize (MEE/Alex MacDonald)

Ahdaf Soueif, Egyptian novelist and activist, talks to Middle East Eye about liberal support for the Abdel Fattah al-Sisi government, the persecution of secular activists in Egypt today and the trials of her nephew Alaa Abdel Fattah and niece Sanaa Seif.