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Beating death in Egypt ignites protests over police brutality

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May 30, 2007
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Joined by Nobel Peace Prize winner Mohamed ElBaradei, a possible contender in next year's presidential elections, demonstrators carried a picture of businessman Khaled Said and raised the Egyptian flag as they gathered outside the Sidi Gaber mosque in Alexandria. Said died June 6.

Witnesses said Said was at an Internet cafe in Alexandria when two plainclothes policemen entered, tied his arms behind his back and roughed him up, including smashing his head against a marble slab, according to published interviews with the cafe owner, Hassan Mosbah.

Another reason why all foreign aid should be cut

Beating death in Egypt ignites protests over police brutality | McClatchy
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