egyptian police

Six Police Officers Killed by Cairo Bomb Blast

CAIRO, Dec 9 – Six policemen were killed and three injured on Friday when a bomb exploded at a security checkpoint in Cairo, security sources said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack in Al Haram street leading to the Pyramids, in which four civilians were also hurt. The policemen were either

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Egypt Puts on Trial Policeman Who Shot Driver Dead in the Street

CAIRO, Feb 21 – Egypt’s prosecutor referred a policeman who shot dead a driver in a busy street to trial for murder, state news agency MENA reported on Sunday, in the latest case to highlight public concerns about police brutality. Sergeant Mostafa Abdel Karim is accused of shooting a driver in the head after a

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Hundreds Protest in Cairo Over Police Brutality

CAIRO, Feb 19 – Hundreds of protesters gathered in front of the Cairo security directorate on Thursday night after a policeman shot dead a man in the street, in the latest outburst of anger over alleged police brutality in Egypt. A statement from the Cairo security directorate said the policeman had shot dead a driver

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