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Tue August 20, 2013
Checkpoints And Curfews Complicate Life For Egyptians
Originally published on Tue August 20, 2013 8:22 pm
During the 2011 uprising in Egypt, police disappeared from the streets and were replaced by neighborhood watch committees. The groups have re-emerged during the violent stand-off between Egypt's military rulers and Islamist supporters of deposed President Morsi and people are reporting incidents of theft and harassment at checkpoints.