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The Primacy of Torture in Egypt

On December 4, the Prosecutor General of Rome placed five members of the Egyptian police and the National Security Agency (NSA) on a list of suspects related to the abduction, torture, and murder of Giulio Regeni. Regeni was a Cambridge PhD candidate researching labor unions in Egypt.

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Regeni case still complicating ties between Rome, Cairo

Tired of waiting for action from Cairo, Italy has named five members of Egypt’s security forces as suspects in the torture and murder of Italian doctoral student Giulio Regeni, whose mutilated body was found in February 2016 on a road on the outskirts of Cairo. Meanwhile, Egyptian officials are pondering the …

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New Egyptian panel will defend government, not human rights

Egypt will convene a committee next month tasked with responding to, and trying to counter, claims of human rights abuses against the often-accused country.

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