Posts Tagged: mutiny

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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Bringing down Mubarak’s interior ministry

Following the Obour Central Security Forces conscripts mutiny (which was put down by the intervention of the army, together with concessions and promises offered), now around 300 soldiers and corporals at the neighboring 6th of October City police camp, assigned with guarding private and public banks, businesses and facilities, have gone on mutiny too, over

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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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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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CSF conscripts on strike

Around 1,000 Central Security Forces conscripts went on strike yesterday at their el-Gabal el-Ahmar Camp in Cairo, reported Al-Masry Al-Youm. The conscripts protested the abuse they receive on the hands of the officers, their work conditions at the camp, and their delayed pay. The conscripts, Al-Masry Al-Youm added, assaulted a number of officers and destroyed

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Eyewitness: Military police executed army officer who joined protesters

An eyewitness from describes how the military police deliberately shot and killed one of the army officers who defected and joined the protesters in Tahrir. Another eyewitness who showed up today at the press conference held at the Press Syndicate said two more revolutionary officers were killed by the military police during last night’s raid.

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