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Detainee Deaths Renew Concern Over Egypt Violencei
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August 19, 2013 10:44 AM
A tense calm prevailed Monday in Cairo, as Egypt's military-backed government vowed it would not tolerate anti-government demonstrations. But anger over the deaths of at least 36 protesters in custody threatened to spill over into renewed confrontation. VOA's Elizabeth Arrott has more from Cairo.

Detainee Deaths Renew Concern Over Egypt Violence

Published August 19, 2013

A tense calm prevailed Monday in Cairo, as Egypt's military-backed government vowed it would not tolerate anti-government demonstrations. But anger over the deaths of at least 36 protesters in custody threatened to spill over into renewed confrontation. VOA's Elizabeth Arrott has more from Cairo.


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