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Tuesday, 11 January 2022

Egypt in the News: Human rights, green energy and best global destinations for 2022

Human rights is getting attention in the foreign press this morning: The Associated Press picks up a statement from local human rights organization, the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information, which yesterday announced it has closed down due to government pressure. Over in Italy, the judge overseeing the trial of four Egyptian security officials over the death of Giulio Regeni has called on the Italian government to intervene to push the case forward, according to local news agency ANSA.

Also making headlines: Egypt’s investment in green energy is getting attention from China’s Xinhua, while Offshore Energy is covering Eni’s award of five new exploration licenses, and the Red Sea mountain trail is getting coverage as one of the New York Times52 best global destinations for 2022.

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