Posts Tagged: conscripts

The Central Security Forces

This (Arabic) study is one of the most accurate and detailed reports, I’ve come across, on the evolution of the Egyptian Interior Ministry’s Central Security Forces: UPDATE: I was honored to speak with the author of the study, in a Zoom meeting.

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CSF conscripts on mutiny

Central Security Forces in Obour are now on mutiny, following the the death of one of their colleagues, reportedly tortured by an officer. The conscripts have stormed the gates of their camp, and cut the Cairo – Ismailia road. In the video above, they are even chanting a famous UWK anti-police song! There are reports

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Conscript

A Central Security Forces conscript in Maspero on Friday, assuring protesters from inside the armored truck that he would not attack them, and expressing his discontent with the officers.

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CSF conscripts mutiny in Alexandria

[Video removed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6D8302B0737] Central Security Forces conscripts in Dekheila, west of Alexandria, went on mutiny yesterday, staging protests, firing into the air, then tried storming Dekheila’s police station, setting fire to two police cars, after an officer assaulted a conscript in the camp. Residents in the area according to eyewitnesses joined the conscripts, who were

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