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How Far Will Sisi’s Government Go to Crush Protests?

Expand Protesters chant slogans against the government in Cairo, Egypt, September 21, 2019. © 2019 AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty Time and again, Egyptian security forces have responded to peaceful protests with harsh oppression. Rare public protests this weekend were met with tear gas, the firing of live bullets, and mass arrests. Lawyers in Cairo talk of hundreds of detainees, including women and children, being held over the weekend at bases of the Central Security Forces, which are illegal detention facilities. Many detained are facing terrorism accusations, a now-familiar fate under President…

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