Emarah Goes on Hunger Strike After Torture
|Friday, April 11,2008 12:17|
Saad Emarah; MB leading figure in Damietta and the group’s spokesperson, went on hunger strike protesting his torture and assault at the hands of Lieutenant Mohamed Rashaad Abu-Zeid while he was being processed to be released. .
Emarah- a doctor at Damietta general hospital- was detained early last month during local elections that took place last Tuesday.
He is prominent MB activist, established the Committee for Coordination between Political Parties (CCPP) in Damietta that includes representatives from Al-Wafd, Nasseresit, Tajammu` Parties, and Muslim Brotherhood. He also created the Popular Committee for Supporting the Palestinians.