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Feature: Torture ties the Egyptian government to a brutal past

Headline Title:  Torture ties the Egyptian government to a brutal past 11 February 2013 11 February 2011 remains ingrained in the world’s consciousness as the day when ordinary Egyptians armed with courage, determination and hope for a better future brought down a repressive police state.Two years later, frustrations are growing at the slow pace of reform and ongoing abuses committed by police and other security forces who continue to act with impunity.Police brutality was one of the main triggers of the “25 January Revolution”. In 2010, police beat Khaled Said to death causing a public…

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