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