Italy’s top court: murder trial of Egyptians can’t proceedJuly 16, 2022 GMT
ROME (AP) — Italy’s top criminal court has rebuffed prosecutors' efforts to revive the trial of high-level Egyptian security officials in the 2016 torture-slaying of an Italian doctoral student.
The Court of Cassation ruled in Rome on Friday evening that there were no grounds to appeal a lower court decision last year that the trial couldn’t go forward because the defendants hadn’t been officially notified of the charges and the trial date.
Judge halts trial for 4 members of Egyptian security forcesOctober 14, 2021 GMT
ROME (AP) — A Rome judge halted the trial of four high-ranking members of Egypt’s security forces on the day it opened Thursday, saying there was no certainty they had been officially informed that they were charged in the abduction, torture and killing in Cairo of an Italian doctoral student.
Italy orders trial for 4 Egyptians accused in student deathMay 25, 2021 GMT
ROME (AP) — A Rome judge on Tuesday ordered four high-ranking members of Egypt’s security forces to stand trial for the abduction, torture and killing in Cairo of an Italian doctoral student.
Italy: Hearing delayed in slaying case against EgyptiansApril 29, 2021 GMT
ROME (AP) — A judge in Rome on Thursday postponed a hearing to decide if four high-ranking members of Egypt’s security forces should go on trial for the abduction, torture and killing in Cairo of an Italian doctoral student...
Egypt slams Italy’s push for trial in 2016 scholar’s killingNovember 30, 2020 GMT
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian prosecutors on Monday slammed their Italian counterparts’ push to have five Egyptian police and intelligence officers stand trial in Italy over the 2016 abduction, torture and killing of an Italian researcher in Cairo...
Egypt rejects naming of suspects in researcher’s killingDecember 3, 2018 GMT
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian prosecutors have rejected an Italian request to treat several policemen as suspects in the 2016 killing of an Italian graduate student in Cairo, saying there is not enough evidence to warrant such a move, according to Egypt's state-run news agency...
Egypt investigator in Italy death convicted in past tortureFebruary 15, 2016 GMT
CAIRO (AP) — The Egyptian police officer leading the investigation into the torture and killing of an Italian student in Egypt was himself convicted in 2003 in the torture and strangling of a detainee, receiving a one-year suspended sentence, according to court records and lawyers involved in that case.