Amnesty and UCU launch national campaign on anniversary of Giulio Regeni’s murder

Egypt Solidarity

A year after the disappearance, torture and murder of Cambridge PhD student Giulio Regeni, who vanished while doing research on independent trade unions in Cairo, Amnesty International and the lecturers union UCU have announced a joint national campaign to push for justice for Giulio and other victims of enforced disappearance in Egypt.

Key campaign events include a panel discussion at Amnesty’s Human Rights Action Centre in London with Dr Antonio Marchesi, president of Amnesty Italy, who will speak about the huge mobilisation around Giulio’s case in his home country, Amnesty campaigners, Egyptian human rights activists and UCU national president Rob Goodfellow.

The following day, Antonio Marchesi will be hosted by the Centre of Governance and Human Rights at the University of Cambridge to give a lecture entitled: The challenge of justice in transnational contexts of human rights violations: reflections on the case of Giulio Regeni.

Further meetings and events are…

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