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deadlock in Egypt 5.2.2011

  BBC: Mubarak moves to restart economy     “Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has held talks with ministers to try to revive an economy hit by a wave of anti-government protests.”   •   The New York Times: Egypt officials seek to nudge Mubarak out “Military leaders, vice president, others look at limiting president’s powers”

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a million man march in Egypt

WHY? Torture is an endemic problem in Egypt and ending police abuse has been a driving element behind the massive popular demonstrations that swept Egypt over the past week, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Prosecuting torture and ending the emergency laws that enable a culture of impunity for the security forces

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