On the outskirts of Cairo, found the body of 28-year-old doctoral candidate at Cambridge University Giulio Regeni. The Italian national, went missing on January 25 – on the fifth anniversary of the start of the uprising against President Hosni Mubarak.
According to the representative of Prosecutor’s office of Ahmad Naji, before the death of Giulio was tortured. On his scantily clad body, there’s cigarette burns, traces of beatings. On the ears knife wounds. The Prosecutor noted that Regene was dying slowly and painfully.
January 25, 28-year-old Giulio Regeni left the apartment in Giza to meet up with friends, since then he had been missing. On the day of his disappearance in Egypt celebrated the anniversary of the uprising that put an end to the reign of Hosni Mubarak.
Doctoral candidate of Cambridge arrived in Egypt in preparation for writing my thesis. He researched the history of the local trade Union movement. Earlier, police claimed that was not involved in his disappearance.
Egypt’s Ambassador in Rome was summoned to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Italy. He was handed a note of protest in connection with the death of Regeni.
Earlier official representatives of Egypt stated that the alien may have been the victim of a traffic accident. However, as human rights activists, the authorities often blamed on the accident, the death of detainees during the riots.