A former information minister and key ally of deposed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
Fekky’s foreign assets were targeted over allegations of corruption in the aftermath of the so-called Arab Spring. He was subsequently convicted by an Egyptian court for squandering state funds and sent to prison. After years of retrials and appeals, his conviction was upheld in March 2021.
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