Italian court tries Egyptian officers over student’s murder


Amnesty International activists demand truth and justice for Giulio Regeni, who was murdered in Egypt in 2016, at a torchlight procession in Naples, Italy, on January 25, 2019. Four Egyptian security officers will go on trial in absentia in Italy today for the abduction, torture and killing of the Italian student. – EPA pic, October 14, 2021.

FOUR Egyptian security officers will go on trial in absentia in Italy today for the brutal killing in Cairo five years ago of Italian student Giulio Regeni.

The officers stand accused of kidnapping, conspiracy to murder and grievous bodily harm in the case, which sparked outrage in Italy and has strained diplomatic relations with Egypt.


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