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Two and a half years ago, Cairo was filled with rejoicing people as a series of protests led to the removal of Hosni Mubarak - a leader who was described by protestors as an oppressive dictator. Today the Muslim Brotherhood says at least 200 people have been killed in the city as Egypt's new government moves to clear demonstrators from their camps. The series of uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa that came to be known as the Arab Spring seemed to promise a brighter democratic future for countries like Libya and Syria as well as Egypt - but the rising death tolls in the country tell a very different story.

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Wed 14 Aug 2013 09:00

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