Maikel Nabil is an Egyptian activist, and the leader of the “No for Compulsory Military Service Movement.” He became the first conscientious objector to military service in Egypt in 2010, then the first conscious prisoner to boycott military trials in August 2011. He spent 10 months in Egyptian prisons last year (including 130 days on hunger strike) for defending human rights, and is nominated for the next Noble Peace Prize.
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