Inside the World of Egypt’s Secret Police

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TIME’s remarkable Photo department offers up one more treat: this weekend, hundreds of Egyptians ransacked the offices of the country’s reviled state security organization, an institution run out of the Interior Ministry that monitored, detained, intimidated and tortured countless Egyptians over the years. Now, the tables have turned, and many Egyptians are discovering the extent of the secrets kept by the secret police. Click through our excellent photo essay and read coverage here and here.