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Egypt: The Boundaries of Acceptable Dissent

May 5, 2016 | 20:43 GMT
Journalists outside the Cairo headquarters of the Egyptian press syndicate on May 4 call for the interior minister's resignation two days after two reporters were arrested in an unprecedented police raid.
(MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP/Getty Images)

One of the most powerful mechanisms of control the Egyptian government has at its disposal -- the press -- is pushing back. Weeks of protests became even tenser this weekend when two journalists were arrested during a raid on the national press syndicate headquarters in Cairo, sparking a larger debate...

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