Italy pressures Egypt over Giulio Regeni torture, murder

Lawyer for Giulio Regeni's family says five Egyptian policemen and secret service members are under investigation by Rome.

    Italy is ramping up pressure on Egypt over the torture and killing of a 28-year-old Italian student in Cairo nearly three years ago.

    The lawyer representing Giulio Regeni's family says five Egyptian policemen and secret service members are under investigation by Rome.

     

    Al Jazeera's Charlotte Bellis reports.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab states have launched more than 19,278 air raids across Yemen.

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Many Pentecostal churches in the Niger Delta offer to deliver people from witchcraft and possession - albeit for a fee.

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    No, it wasn't because of WMDs, democracy or Iraqi oil. The real reason is much more sinister than that.