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In Egypt, Facebook Serves as Tool for Government, Opponents

In the 10 years since the launch of Facebook, few countries' political life has been as affected by the social network as Egypt.   In June, 2010, a young Egyptian was beaten to death by police in Alexandria.  Even though there were numerous witnesses, police claimed the victim choked to death while trying to hide drugs. Despite efforts by friends and family to unearth the truth, 28-year-old Khaled Said appeared destined to become yet another obscure statistic in a long...

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