Mideast Egypt Transitional Justice

  FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 30, 2011 file photo, thousands of protesters chant slogans against the country's military rulers decision to retain the much hated emergency laws used throughout the reign of ousted President Hosni Mubarak at Tahrir Square, the focal point of Egyptian uprising, in Cairo, Egypt. Under Mubarak, there were no mass killings along the lines of South African or some Latin American dictatorships in the 1980s. But tens of thousands of political prisoners were detained under emergency laws that expired last week after 31 years in force. Torture was systematic, and often extreme, and corruption was completely endemic. Arabic on the banner, center reads, "no to emergency law." (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)
FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 30, 2011 file photo, thousands of protesters chant slogans against the country's military rulers decision to retain the much hated emergency laws used throughout the reign of ousted President Hosni Mubarak at Tahrir Square, the focal point of Egyptian uprising, in Cairo, Egypt. Under Mubarak, there were no mass killings along the lines of South African or some Latin American dictatorships in the 1980s. But tens of thousands of political prisoners were detained under emergency laws that expired last week after 31 years in force. Torture was systematic, and often extreme, and corruption was completely endemic. Arabic on the banner, center reads, "no to emergency law." (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)

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