Giulio Regeni

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People attend a march and torchlight procession in memory of the Italian researcher Giulio Regeni in Rome, in January  2018. Photograph: Andrea Ronchini/NurPhoto

Italian prosecutors have asked a judge to put four senior members of Egypt’s powerful security services on trial over their suspected role in the disa(...)

Giulio Regeni:  The body of the missing Italian student was found with signs of torture, including multiple stab wounds and cigarette burns, by the side of a highway on the outskirts of Cairo in 2016. Photograph:  AP

Prosecutors in Italy have charged four members of Egypt’s national security agency over the kidnapping and murder of the Italian doctoral student Giul(...)

The incident was revealed on Tuesday in an opinion piece by New York Times publisher AG Sulzberger addressing a “growing threat” to journalism around the world. Photograph:iStock

The Irish-born New York Times correspondent who had to rely on diplomats from Ireland to help him flee Egypt, says it taught him journalists could not(...)

An  image used in an online campaign  after the disappearance of   Italian graduate student Giulio Regeni in Cairo, Egypt on January 25th, 2016. Image: #wheresgiulio via AP

Egypt’s state prosecutor said on Monday that a team of Italian experts would go to Cairo next week to take part in the retrieval of CCTV recordings as(...)

Ibrahim Halawa celebrates moments after his acquittal by an anti-terrorism court at the Wadi Natrun prison outside Cairo on September 18th. Photograph: Declan Walsh/The New York Times

The Egypt that Ibrahim Halawa will leave within days after spending four years in prison is a military-run state where human rights are regularly brea(...)

  As prime minister, Paolo Gentiloni will represent a serious contrast with his predecessor.  Photographer: Angelo Carconi/EPA

Paolo Gentiloni, Italy’s newly appointed prime minister, is nothing if not a “safe pair of hands”. It is indicative that when commentators go lookin(...)

Italy’s newly elected prime minister Paolo Gentiloni: he represents a serious contrast with his predecessor. Photograph: Claudio Peri/EPA

Paolo Gentiloni, Italy’s newly appointed prime minister, is nothing if not a “safe pair of hands”. It is indicative that when commentators go looking (...)

People  rally outside  the Egyptian embassy in Rome in February seeking answers on  the death of Giulio Regeni, a young Italian researcher killed in  mysterious circumstances in Egypt a few weeks earlier. File photograph: Getty Images

The head of Egypt’s independent union of street vendors reported Italian graduate student Giulio Regeni to police a few weeks before he disappeared a(...)

An Egyptian activist holds a poster calling for justice to be done for Giulio Regeni during a demonstration protesting the government’s decision to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, in front of the Press Syndicate in Cairo, Egypt, last week. Photograph: Reuters

An Italian student who was tortured and murdered in Egypt had been detained by police and then transferred to a compound run by homeland security the(...)

A police officer in Cairo, Egypt, on April 15th. Public anger over allegations of police brutality has been bubbling over the past months, with several incidents spilling over into skirmishes and protests. Photograph: Mohamed Hossam/EPA

A riot erupted in a Cairo suburb on Tuesday after a policeman shot three people after an argument over the price of a cup of tea, killing one of them,(...)

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