Gamal Sorour



Age: 50s


Summary: Nubian activist who was among 25 Nubians arrested in Aswan, Egypt in October 2017 for staging a peaceful Nile-side protest as they were demanding the return of Nubians to their ancestral lands, from which they were evicted in the 1960's to make way for the lake behind the High Dam on the Nile, but the detained Nubians now face accusations of taking part in an unauthorized demonstration, inciting protest, disrupting public order, and could face up to five-year terms in prison if convicted.



Cause of Death: Complications from diabetes


Born: Not available


Died: November 4, 2017


Location: Aswan, Egypt