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Khalid Saeed

It is no coincidence that the movement that turned into a national force in Egypt began two years ago with the brutal police murder of a youth, Khalid Saeed, who was typing away in a small internet café that he partially owned. Police demanded ID and a bribe from him; he refused, and the police beat him to death, crushing his skull to pieces while the whole community watched in horror.

He along with other young people who made the 25th January a turning point in history for the whole Middle East should remembered …

 

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This entry was posted on February 25, 2011 by in Comment.
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