Embassy protest highlights lack of progress in Giulio Regeni case

Campaigners from Amnesty International and UCU gathered at the Egyptian embassy in London on 23 September to highlight the lack of progress in finding the perpetrators of the January 2016 murder and torture of Cambridge University graduate student Giulio Regeni amid continuing attacks on human rights activists in Egypt. The protest follows on from a…

More events announced in the Truth for Giulio speaking tour

Following successful meetings in London, Cambridge, Manchester and Warwick, new events have been added to the list of dates for the speaking tour organised by UCU and Egypt Solidarity Initiative in collaboration with Amnesty’s Truth for Giulio campaign. Kingston event – Truth for Giulio, Justice for Egypt’s Disappeared 29 March, 6pm, Kingston Students Union, Penrhyn…

Italian senator: government must resist pressure to return ambassador to Cairo seven months on from Giulio’s murder

by Carlotta Mingardi Seven months after the body of Giulio Regeni, the young Italian researcher from Cambridge, was found lifeless in Cairo, with evident signs of torture, Italian senator Luigi Manconi,  Amnesty Italy and Giulio’s parents are calling on the Italian government to resist pressure from Egypt to restore full diplomatic relations. Italian civil society has also…