Egypt's officials, including President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi, should understand that by harming dissidents' loved ones, they are only entrenching their government's reputation as a cruel human rights abuser.
The 91-year-old was put on trial for murders and corruption by his democratically elected successors, but came to enjoy a lucrative retirement in his final years under Egypt's current autocratic rulers.
Four years after the murder of Giulio Regeni, a student in the University of Bologna was detained at an Egyptian airport—only to resurface in custody after being beaten and electrocuted.
Activists, activists' families, academics, doctors have all been the targets of Sisi's irrational wrath. It's becoming easier to count those Egyptians who are not in jail than those in it.
Despite the government's iron fist, Egyptians are still intent on taking to the streets.
The Egyptian ambassador told "60 Minutes" not to air the footage.
Human rights organizations have repeatedly criticized media freedoms in Egypt, which jailed the second most journalists of any country in the world in 2015.
Black box recorders still missing from plane that plunged into Mediterranean with 66 on board.
Sisi had previously denied that the crash that killed 224 people was caused by ISIS.
The low turnout highlighted growing disillusionment since the army seized power in 2013.
During the first Republican presidential primary debate on Thursday night, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz suggested President Barack Obama should take a cue from President Abdelfattah al-Sisi of Egypt when it comes to dealing with religious extremists.
The army said five checkpoints were attacked by about 70 Islamic State militants and that soldiers had destroyed three landcruisers fitted with anti-aircraft guns.