Egypt’s interior minister Monday rejected charges of security forces involvement in the case of Italian Giulio Regeni, who was found dead bearing signs of torture after disappearing in Cairo last month.

“This did not happen,” Magdy Abdel Ghaffar said at a press conference when a reporter asked if Regeni, a Cambridge University PhD student, had been arrested by the police.

“It is completely unacceptable that such accusations be directed” at the interior ministry, he said.

“This is not Egyptian security policy — Egyptian security has never been accused of such a matter.”

 

Source: AFP

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Rhonda Toler
Rhonda Toler
2016-02-09 11:42

I don’t think so. The topic he was researching was not so political, and he was not involved in politics. Although it is reported he had a girlfriend, it is also a rumor that he was gay with an Egyptian boyfriend so the family of his boyfriend could be a suspect.

Per Un Partito Comunista Unico E' Ora
Per Un Partito Comunista Unico E' Ora
2016-02-09 12:11

Regeni is a victim of the regime and its death squads ,was tortured nails torn, ears cut ,probably wanted him to say the names of his contacts with the unions, he was left wing and antifascist!