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Amnesty alleges Egypt military abused protesters

CAIRO, Egypt  — Detainees held in lockups run by Egypt's  military say they were forced to strip to their underwear, whipped and subjected to electric shocks, according to testimony published Thursday.
The detainees had been rounded up as part of a crackdown on anti-government protesters in the days before the ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Feb. 11.
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