Egypt’s office of public safety abolished

In Egypt,
the office of public safety has been abolished. Interior Minister Mansur
al-Isaui ordered the elimination of the management of state security in all

Many in
Egypt accused the public security service of pursuing political opponents,
assisting in the government intrusion into the private lives of citizens, the
use of torture, electoral fraud and other human rights abuses during the reign
of Hosni Mubarak.

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