Italian court adjourns long-awaited Regeni murder case | News about human rights

An Italian judge has suspended the trial because of the… murder of student Giulio Regeni in Cairo over concerns that the defendants may not have been notified that they had been charged. The first hearing in the long-awaited trial of four Egyptian security agents on Thursday was spent deliberating on whether it was fair for … Read more

Egypt’s el-Sisi backs December elections in Libya | Abdel Fattah el-Sisi News

Egypt’s el-Sisi backs December elections in Libya |  Abdel Fattah el-Sisi News

The Egyptian president is in talks with Libyan interim Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, days after meeting with renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has promised support for the elections in Libya in talks with the interim Prime Minister of the North African country, Abdul Hamid Dbeibah. Sisi “emphasized the importance … Read more

Egypt starts trial of researcher Patrick George Zaki | Abdel Fattah el-Sisi News

Egypt starts trial of researcher Patrick George Zaki |  Abdel Fattah el-Sisi News

The trial of Patrick George Zaki, a researcher and human rights lawyer detained since early last year, has begun in Egypt. The 30-year-old, who was on leave from the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) to study in Italy at the time of his arrest in February 2020, appeared before a special state security court … Read more

US sets conditions for group aid to Egypt: US media | Abdel Fattah el-Sisi News

US sets conditions for group aid to Egypt: US media |  Abdel Fattah el-Sisi News

The United States will withhold $130 million in security aid to Egypt this year, releasing the money only after President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s administration ends the persecution of rights and civil society organizations. Washington also demanded the release of 16 American prisoners in exchange for the aid, US media reported Monday. The decision by the … Read more

Egypt extends the state of emergency for a period of 3 months Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi news

Egypt extends the state of emergency for a period of 3 months  Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi news

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi announced the extension of the nationwide state of emergency for a period of three months, which had been in place since April 2017. Sunday’s decision, which was published in the Official Gazette, stated that it comes in light of the “dangerous security and health conditions” that the country is going … Read more