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This place must be destroyed

This place must be destroyed:

After storming the compound, Egyptian revolutionaries find their way to the archives room, where State Security kept files on citizens and activists.

Former detainees and their families said any outward appearance of Islamic devotion — a long beard, for example, or too much time in the mosque — was enough to land people on State Security’s radar.

“My brother was detained because he was trying to send food and medicine to Gaza,” said Ingy Qutb, 25. “They kept him three months and tortured him and…” Her voice broke and tears spilled onto her black veil.

(Hannah Allam, “New day in Egypt: Protesters sack State Security offices”)

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