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US Student Says He Was Beaten After Cairo Arrest

Derrik Sweeney says three students threatened with being shot, tortured

(Newser) - One of the three Americans who were arrested last week in the Cairo unrest says they were beaten by police and threatened with much worse while in custody, reports AP . Derrik Sweeney denies Egyptian allegations that the three of them ever threw Molotov cocktails from the roof of any building.... More »

US Students Arrested in Cairo

They allegedly threw flaming cannisters at Egyptian security forces

(Newser) - Three Americans studying in Egypt have been arrested for allegedly hurling Molotov cocktails at Egyptian security forces amidst the violent protests sweeping Cairo. The three boys were shown lined against a wall on state-run TV, with ID cards from the American University in Cairo and an Indiana driver’s license... More »

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