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Egypt: Protests and Clashes at State Security building in Alexandria

In yet another chapter in the ongoing revolution in Egypt, on the evening of March 4, people surrounded the State Security Police headquarters in in Alexandria. The State Security Police forces are a much despised element of the police force within the Mubarak regime, they acted with impunity over decades and it seems natural that their HQ in Alexandria would become a focus point of the anger of population. Soundmigration wrote about the situation there, and so did Zeinobia.


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