Talaat Sadat (born 1954) is a former Egyptian politician
and current political
He is the nephew of former Egyptian president Anwar Sadat
. Talaat was arrested on 4 October 2006
after giving an
interview in which he implicated Egyptian military forces
in his uncles'
assassination. His trial by military
authorities ended on 31 October
conviction for defaming the Egyptian armed forces. His arrest and
conviction have been criticized by both Egyptian human rights
groups and the United States State Department.