Mohamed Soltan, a human rights advocate who was imprisoned in Egypt and staged a hunger strike, marries Habiba Shebita, a longtime supporter.
Mohamed Soltan was sentenced to life imprisonment for supporting an Islamist protest against the military ouster of President Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood in 2013.
By Michael Georgy CAIRO, May 30 (Reuters) - An Egyptian-American jailed in Egypt for nearly two years for involvement in the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood has been released and is headed for the United States, his family said on Satur...
In April, Mohamed Soltan, 27, was sentenced to life in prison for his ties to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood. He had been on a more than year-long hunger strike.
Mr. Soltan, who was arrested during the protests over the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi, gained attention through letters smuggled out of prison.