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Fri, Jun. 01 2012 02:12 PM EDT

Egypt Lets 'Emergency Law' Expire; Another Step Toward Democracy?

By Katherine Weber
Egypt's interim military government has let expire a 31-year-old emergency law that once allowed security forces to arrest and detain civilians without charge, as was done during the height of last year's Arab Spring uprisings that saw thousands detained and some reportedly go missing. (A link to this page will be included in your message. )

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