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)
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Friday 13 February 2015 5:45 UTC

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.