Egypt puts activist on hunger strike on medical treatment


              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at the Resilience Hub at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Sanaa Seif, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, sits for a portrait at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              A demonstrator kneels with their hands tied as they participate in a silent protest for climate justice and human rights at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, holds his picture during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Sanaa Seif, center, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, James Lynch, a former British diplomat and the head of the human rights organization Fair Square, left, and Asad Rehman, director of War on Want, fighting poverty and injustice, look at their mobile phones as they rest on steps, at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at the Resilience Hub at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Sanaa Seif, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, sits for a portrait at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              A demonstrator kneels with their hands tied as they participate in a silent protest for climate justice and human rights at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, holds his picture during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Sanaa Seif, center, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, James Lynch, a former British diplomat and the head of the human rights organization Fair Square, left, and Asad Rehman, director of War on Want, fighting poverty and injustice, look at their mobile phones as they rest on steps, at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at the Resilience Hub at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Sanaa Seif, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, sits for a portrait at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              A demonstrator kneels with their hands tied as they participate in a silent protest for climate justice and human rights at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, holds his picture during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Sanaa Seif, center, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, James Lynch, a former British diplomat and the head of the human rights organization Fair Square, left, and Asad Rehman, director of War on Want, fighting poverty and injustice, look at their mobile phones as they rest on steps, at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at the Resilience Hub at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Sanaa Seif, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, sits for a portrait at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              A demonstrator kneels with their hands tied as they participate in a silent protest for climate justice and human rights at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, holds his picture during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Sanaa Seif, center, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, James Lynch, a former British diplomat and the head of the human rights organization Fair Square, left, and Asad Rehman, director of War on Want, fighting poverty and injustice, look at their mobile phones as they rest on steps, at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at the Resilience Hub at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Sanaa Seif, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, sits for a portrait at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              A demonstrator kneels with their hands tied as they participate in a silent protest for climate justice and human rights at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, holds his picture during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Sanaa Seif, center, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, James Lynch, a former British diplomat and the head of the human rights organization Fair Square, left, and Asad Rehman, director of War on Want, fighting poverty and injustice, look at their mobile phones as they rest on steps, at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at the Resilience Hub at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Sanaa Seif, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, sits for a portrait at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              A demonstrator kneels with their hands tied as they participate in a silent protest for climate justice and human rights at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, holds his picture during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Sanaa Seif, center, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, James Lynch, a former British diplomat and the head of the human rights organization Fair Square, left, and Asad Rehman, director of War on Want, fighting poverty and injustice, look at their mobile phones as they rest on steps, at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at the Resilience Hub at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Sanaa Seif, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, sits for a portrait at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              A demonstrator kneels with their hands tied as they participate in a silent protest for climate justice and human rights at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, holds his picture during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Sanaa Seif, center, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, James Lynch, a former British diplomat and the head of the human rights organization Fair Square, left, and Asad Rehman, director of War on Want, fighting poverty and injustice, look at their mobile phones as they rest on steps, at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at the Resilience Hub at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Sanaa Seif, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, sits for a portrait at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              A demonstrator kneels with their hands tied as they participate in a silent protest for climate justice and human rights at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, holds his picture during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Sanaa Seif, center, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, James Lynch, a former British diplomat and the head of the human rights organization Fair Square, left, and Asad Rehman, director of War on Want, fighting poverty and injustice, look at their mobile phones as they rest on steps, at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at the Resilience Hub at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Sanaa Seif, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, sits for a portrait at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              A demonstrator kneels with their hands tied as they participate in a silent protest for climate justice and human rights at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, holds his picture during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Sanaa Seif, center, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, James Lynch, a former British diplomat and the head of the human rights organization Fair Square, left, and Asad Rehman, director of War on Want, fighting poverty and injustice, look at their mobile phones as they rest on steps, at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at the Resilience Hub at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Sanaa Seif, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, sits for a portrait at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              A demonstrator kneels with their hands tied as they participate in a silent protest for climate justice and human rights at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, holds his picture during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at the Resilience Hub at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Sanaa Seif, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, sits for a portrait at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              A demonstrator kneels with their hands tied as they participate in a silent protest for climate justice and human rights at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, holds his picture during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Sanaa Seif, center, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, James Lynch, a former British diplomat and the head of the human rights organization Fair Square, left, and Asad Rehman, director of War on Want, fighting poverty and injustice, look at their mobile phones as they rest on steps, at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at the Resilience Hub at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Sanaa Seif, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, sits for a portrait at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              A demonstrator kneels with their hands tied as they participate in a silent protest for climate justice and human rights at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, holds his picture during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Sanaa Seif, center, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, James Lynch, a former British diplomat and the head of the human rights organization Fair Square, left, and Asad Rehman, director of War on Want, fighting poverty and injustice, look at their mobile phones as they rest on steps, at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at the Resilience Hub at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Sanaa Seif, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, sits for a portrait at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              A demonstrator kneels with their hands tied as they participate in a silent protest for climate justice and human rights at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, holds his picture during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Sanaa Seif, center, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, James Lynch, a former British diplomat and the head of the human rights organization Fair Square, left, and Asad Rehman, director of War on Want, fighting poverty and injustice, look at their mobile phones as they rest on steps, at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at the Resilience Hub at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Sanaa Seif, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, sits for a portrait at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              A demonstrator kneels with their hands tied as they participate in a silent protest for climate justice and human rights at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, holds his picture during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Sanaa Seif, center, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, James Lynch, a former British diplomat and the head of the human rights organization Fair Square, left, and Asad Rehman, director of War on Want, fighting poverty and injustice, look at their mobile phones as they rest on steps, at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at the Resilience Hub at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Sanaa Seif, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, sits for a portrait at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              A demonstrator kneels with their hands tied as they participate in a silent protest for climate justice and human rights at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, holds his picture during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Sanaa Seif, center, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, James Lynch, a former British diplomat and the head of the human rights organization Fair Square, left, and Asad Rehman, director of War on Want, fighting poverty and injustice, look at their mobile phones as they rest on steps, at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at the Resilience Hub at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Sanaa Seif, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, sits for a portrait at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              A demonstrator kneels with their hands tied as they participate in a silent protest for climate justice and human rights at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, holds his picture during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Sanaa Seif, center, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, James Lynch, a former British diplomat and the head of the human rights organization Fair Square, left, and Asad Rehman, director of War on Want, fighting poverty and injustice, look at their mobile phones as they rest on steps, at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at the Resilience Hub at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Sanaa Seif, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, sits for a portrait at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              A demonstrator kneels with their hands tied as they participate in a silent protest for climate justice and human rights at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, holds his picture during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Sanaa Seif, center, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, James Lynch, a former British diplomat and the head of the human rights organization Fair Square, left, and Asad Rehman, director of War on Want, fighting poverty and injustice, look at their mobile phones as they rest on steps, at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at the Resilience Hub at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Sanaa Seif, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, sits for a portrait at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              A demonstrator kneels with their hands tied as they participate in a silent protest for climate justice and human rights at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, holds his picture during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Sanaa Seif, center, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, James Lynch, a former British diplomat and the head of the human rights organization Fair Square, left, and Asad Rehman, director of War on Want, fighting poverty and injustice, look at their mobile phones as they rest on steps, at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at the Resilience Hub at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Sanaa Seif, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, sits for a portrait at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              A demonstrator kneels with their hands tied as they participate in a silent protest for climate justice and human rights at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, holds his picture during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Sanaa Seif, center, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, James Lynch, a former British diplomat and the head of the human rights organization Fair Square, left, and Asad Rehman, director of War on Want, fighting poverty and injustice, look at their mobile phones as they rest on steps, at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at the Resilience Hub at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Sanaa Seif, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, sits for a portrait at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              A demonstrator kneels with their hands tied as they participate in a silent protest for climate justice and human rights at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, holds his picture during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Sanaa Seif, center, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, James Lynch, a former British diplomat and the head of the human rights organization Fair Square, left, and Asad Rehman, director of War on Want, fighting poverty and injustice, look at their mobile phones as they rest on steps, at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at the Resilience Hub at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Sanaa Seif, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, sits for a portrait at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              A demonstrator kneels with their hands tied as they participate in a silent protest for climate justice and human rights at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, holds his picture during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Sanaa Seif, center, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, James Lynch, a former British diplomat and the head of the human rights organization Fair Square, left, and Asad Rehman, director of War on Want, fighting poverty and injustice, look at their mobile phones as they rest on steps, at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks at the Resilience Hub at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Sanaa Seif, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, sits for a portrait at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              A demonstrator kneels with their hands tied as they participate in a silent protest for climate justice and human rights at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, holds his picture during an interview with the Associated Press at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Sanaa Seif, center, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, James Lynch, a former British diplomat and the head of the human rights organization Fair Square, left, and Asad Rehman, director of War on Want, fighting poverty and injustice, look at their mobile phones as they rest on steps, at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              Laila Soueif, mother of jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and water strike demanding his release, speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in front of his picture at her home in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Abdel-Fattah, who has been in prison for most of the past decade, is serving a five-year sentence on charges of disseminating false news for retweeting a report in 2019 that another prisoner died in custody. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
            
              Sanaa Seif, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, leaves the Sharm El Sheikh International Airport shortly after arriving, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, on Monday, Nov. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              A group of protesters wear T-shirts with #FREEALAA after a panel with Sanaa Seif, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              FILE - Egypt's leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah speaks during a conference at the American University in Cairo, Egypt, on Sept. 22, 2014. Egyptian prison authorities have intervened medically with jailed pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who this week escalated a food and hunger strike demanding his release, coinciding with Egypt’s hosting of the U.N. climate summit, his mother said. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty, File)
            
              Sanaa Seif, center left, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, walks past a demonstration in support of political prisoners as well as human rights defenders and environmental activists, at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
            
              Sanaa Seif, sister of Egypt's jailed leading pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, who is on a hunger and water strike, speaks during a sessions at the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)