Egyptian Protesters Overrun State Security Headquarters in Cairo

(Washington Post) William Wan and Liz Sly - Hundreds of protesters stormed the headquarters of Egypt's State Security Investigations agency in Cairo on Saturday, marking another step toward dismantling the administration of ousted President Hosni Mubarak. State Security was responsible for suppressing domestic political dissent, as well as for internal counterterrorism, and had a reputation for torturing detainees.

2011-03-07 00:00:00

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