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Egypt: It's all in the beard

Sporting a beard could land you into trouble with the authorities in Egypt, reports Nora Younis, who translates a post by Asad.
“This is a hilarious post by Egyptian blogger Asad. Although it is a very short real life experience he went through at a main road checkpoint, it clearly depicts the black comedy of our police state – Egypt,” she writes.

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