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Egypt, Italy prosecutions issue conflicting statements over Giulio Regeni’s murder

The Egyptian Public Prosecution and the Italian General Prosecution of Rome issued a joint statement on Monday regarding the latest developments in the 2016 killing of the Italian PhD student, Giulio Regeni, in Cairo.

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Calls on UN to intervene on behalf of Egypt detainees

An international law firm based in London and Istanbul has called on the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and the UN Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances to immediately intervene on behalf of an Egyptian family that has suffered torture in detention.

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US lawmakers call on Sisi to release EIPR leaders

Thirty-seven members of US Congress have called on Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to release the leaders of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), to end the arrests against oppositionists and halt the smear campaign against human rights organisations in Egypt.

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Bracing for the Biden era, Egypt’s Sisi intensifies brazen crackdown on human rights

The recent security crackdown against a prominent Egyptian human rights group has left observers questioning whether Egypt’s regime is taking advantage of the final months of the Trump administration before an inevitable recalibration of ties under Joe Biden.

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