Amy Hawthorne

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Amnesty International activists hold a picture of Giulio Regeni during a demonstration in Rome in 2017. Photograph:  Andreas Solaro/AFP via Getty Images

An Italian prosecutor urged a Rome court on Thursday to forge ahead with the trial of four members of Egypt’s security services over the disappearanc(...)

Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi:  scriptwriters were ordered to glorify the military, to attack the Muslim Brotherhood and to promote conservative family values. Photograph: Fethi Belaid/AFP/Getty

In his desire to wield sweeping power, president Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt has suppressed politics, cowed the media and jailed legions of opponent(...)