Khalid Gamal Abdel Nasser, the eldest son of the late President of Egypt, has died in Cairo today. He was only 62 and had been in a coma.
After his father's death, the younger Nasser broke with Anwar Sadat, criticized the peace treaty with Israel, and in 1988 was charged with belonging to a revolutionary organization. He was acquitted. In addition to his career as a civil engineer and professor, he remained a vocal critic of Sadat and Mubarak, andf earlier this year joined the demonstrators in Tahrir.