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Britons react to the death of Giulio Regeni

Britons react to the death of Giulio Regeni

International, Politics
Multiple fractures, cigarette burns and fingernails forcibly extracted. This is how the body of Giulio Regeni was found in Cairo. Meanwhile, in Britain, his friends and colleagues want to know why! Mr.Regeni had spent the last ten years of his life studying and working in Leeds, Oxford and Cambridge. He went to Egypt to conduct a field research on the labor movements and independent trade unions as part of his PhD research on international development. The 28-year-old Cambridge PhD student was reported missing on the 25th of January, 2016. His body was later found in a Cairo suburb, half naked and with torture marks. His friends and colleagues are concerned that in spite of the announced joint investigation led by the Egyptian and Italian governments, the truth might not be reve
Will Libya be the new frontier in the war against ISIL?

Will Libya be the new frontier in the war against ISIL?

International
February marks the fourth anniversary of the beginning of a bloody uprising against Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi’s 40-year rule. Although the UK, with US and NATO allies have spent billions of dollars helping Libyan militias overthrow, and kill Gaddafi, today the country is a failed state. Should the UK intervene to turn this around? Reporter: Hussein Abdel Fattah Sub Editor: Danae Dimitrakopoulos Diz The war that costed the UK £230-260 million back in 2011 ended with another ongoing four years of civil war, leading the oil-rich North Africa into civil war and chaos. “Concerns are growing among the international community that terror groups will take advantage of this chaos to strengthen their presence in Libya” says Jason Pack, a Libya analyst and head of Libya-analysis.com.