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Weekend Reading: We Are All Khaled Said

June 8, 2012

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Before there was Mohamed Bouazizi there was Khaled Said.

The official "We Are All Khaled Said" Facebook page that helped instigate the January 25 uprising in Egypt and brought the issue of police torture to the forefront.

Amro Ali for Jadaliyya provides an account of Khaled Said’s life up until he was killed on June 6, 2010.

On the second anniversary of the 28-year-old’s death, legal experts discuss the ongoing problem of police brutality in Egypt in this video from Al-Masry Al-Youm.

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