Henry David Thoreau said: "There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root." Choose to change that ratio. If you agree that the initiation of force is not acceptable, work to erode the bad ideas that legitimize police institutions, which exist per the claim that those who wear badges have a "legal" right to extort.

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Cairo Crackdown

November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

“In Egypt, at least 13 people have been killed and hundreds injured after two days of clashes between protesters and security forces.”...

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Egypt fires more than 600 police officers

July 14, 2011 | 1 Comments

Yesterday, Egypt's Interior Minister Mansour el-Issawi announced the dismissal of more than 600 high-ranking police officials who were employed during the mass protests that occurred earlier this year....

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Egyptian state police get cop blocked

March 8, 2011 | 2 Comments

Within the past few days, Egyptians fed up with years of police brutality and corruption stormed several state security buildings to prevent police from destroying documents that could potentially implicate Egypt's state police in a...

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I’ve covered the Egyptian police before, and here they are again. Police brutality is not just a problem here in the designated land mass known as the United States. Egypt has a full blown police...

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Cop Block: Egypt Style

June 29, 2010 | 3 Comments

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...

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