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MPhil Alumni Sarine Arslanian (2013-2014) wrote blog post for New Cities Foundation

last modified Mar 09, 2015 09:03 PM

MPhil Alumni Sarine Arslanian currently interning in Jakarta at the Centre for Public Policy Transformation (Transformasi} that recently partnered with the New Cities Foundation wrote a blog post for New Cities Foundation in preparation of this year's biggest urban development summit - the New Cities Summit - that will be held in Jakarta in June.

Blog post can be viewed here

"It has been almost two years since the murder of Giulio Regeni in Cairo. As we approach this anniversary, we are no nearer to knowing the truth of what happened to this promising post-graduate, tortured and killed while pursuing wholly legitimate academic research... It has been especially troubling to note that, in the absence of apparent progress in investigations into Giulio’s death, attention has been turned to his doctoral supervisor, Dr Maha Abdelrahman – an honourable and distinguished scholar..." Stephen J Toope, Vice-Chancellor. To read the message in full, please go to our News page. The message can also be found on the University of Cambridge homepage.

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