FILE -- In this Feb. 12, 2016 file photo, the family of Giulio Regeni follows his coffin during the funeral service in Fiumicello, Northern Italy. Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the detention for 15 days of a lawyer who assisted the family of an Italian graduate student killed under suspicious circumstances during a police crackdown in Cairo, accusing him of disseminating false news. Ibrahim Metwally was arrested at Cairo International Airport Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, while traveling to Geneva for a U.N. meeting on enforced disappearances.
FILE -- In this Feb. 12, 2016 file photo, the family of Giulio Regeni follows his coffin during the funeral service in Fiumicello, Northern Italy. Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the detention for 15 days of a lawyer who assisted the family of an Italian graduate student killed under suspicious circumstances during a police crackdown in Cairo, accusing him of disseminating false news. Ibrahim Metwally was arrested at Cairo International Airport Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, while traveling to Geneva for a U.N. meeting on enforced disappearances. Paolo Giovannini, File AP Photo
FILE -- In this Feb. 12, 2016 file photo, the family of Giulio Regeni follows his coffin during the funeral service in Fiumicello, Northern Italy. Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the detention for 15 days of a lawyer who assisted the family of an Italian graduate student killed under suspicious circumstances during a police crackdown in Cairo, accusing him of disseminating false news. Ibrahim Metwally was arrested at Cairo International Airport Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, while traveling to Geneva for a U.N. meeting on enforced disappearances. Paolo Giovannini, File AP Photo

Egypt acknowledges secret arrest of rights lawyer

September 13, 2017 1:41 PM