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Policemen sentenced to two months for torturing suspects
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Egypt shuts headquarters of Muslim Brotherhood newspaper
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Murad Ali says he was put in a foul-smelling cell on death row, sleeping on a concrete floor, and denied light and human contact after his arrest in Egypt's crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood. "It was as dark as a grave," he wrote in a letter addressed to friends and family and seen by Reuters.   Read More

Egyptian welcome mat pulled out from under Syrian refugees
Syrian Ghassan el-Shahada enjoyed tolerance and an affordable life when he first fled to Egypt as a refugee. But everything changed after the army took over in July.   Read More

June 30: Mubarak's state reinstated?
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Muslim Brotherhood newspaper soldiers on despite Egypt crackdown
Whenever Muslim Brotherhood journalist Islam Tawfiq files a story about the group's struggle for survival for its newspaper Freedom and Justice, he fears his Internet address will tip off state security agents to his whereabouts.   Read More

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