The Italian government denied on Wednesday that the US, during the Obama administration, had given it explosive evidence or actionable information on the involvement of Egyptian security officials in the murder of Giulio Regeni, Italian news agency ANSA reported.
An Irish citizen facing the death penalty has entered his fifth year of incarceration in Egypt without being brought to trial, a milestone that has angered family members and rights groups who have campaigned for his release.
Five suspects escaped from al-Waqf police station in north Qena on Thursday morning, after they had broken the iron window of the prison cell. The three of the five suspects hailed from Deshna and two from Waqf.
Four militants have been reportedly killed in different clashes in Qaliubiya and Farafra in police operations, according to the Ministry of Interior. In Qaliubiya, the ministry said in a statement that the militants killed were members of the Hasm group and that they participated in an assassination operation against National …
An Egyptian opposition journalist has been released by German authorities after they briefly detained him based on an Interpol arrest warrant issued by the Egyptian regime.
Egyptian general prosecutor, Nabil Sadek, followed up on the updates of the murder investigation of Italian student Giulio Regeni, that took place in Egypt. He discussed the case with his Italian counterpart in a phone call on Monday.
A policeman was killed today by unknown gunmen in northern Sinai, Egypt, a security source said. The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said that “unknown gunmen fired from a machine gun at a police officer in front of his home in the city of Arish. He died immediately.”
The massacre of over 1,000 people by Egyptian security forces at Cairo’s Rabaa Square in 2013 marked a dark defining point for human rights in Egypt. It also marked the start of a vacuum in justice leading to unchecked state violence ever since.
Four years ago today 1,000 Egyptians were slaughtered in the square outside the Rabaa mosque where they had gathered in support of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.
Four years ago, Mahmoud Abu Zeid, popularly known as Shawkan, documented the violent dispersal of the Rabea al-Adaweya sit-in, but no one ever had the chance to see the footage. He has been in prison since that day.