Italian student’s death puts Egyptian abuses back on agenda -BBC

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“The recent death in Cairo of Italian graduate student Giulio Regeni has triggered fresh concerns about Egypt’s human rights situation, five years after mass protests forced President Hosni Mubarak from power…..”

“Rights groups say hundreds of people who have nothing to do with either IS or the banned Muslim Brotherhood have faced abuse including torture, sexual assault, arbitrary arrest, disappearances, prolonged detention, disproportionately harsh sentences, unfair trials and death in custody.

Many students, journalists, academics and secular-leaning activists hailed as heroes of the 2011 uprising are now in prison.”

 

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-35540065