CAIRO (Reuters) – Prominent Sudanese activist Mohamed Nagi Al-Assam was arrested on Thursday morning, the doctors union he was a member of said in a statement.

Al-Assam was a prominent figure in the country’s 2019 uprising and has been a vocal critic of the Oct. 25 military takeover.

(Reporting by Khalid Abdelaziz; Writing by Nafisa Eltahir; Editing by Alison Williams)