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Monday, February 14, 2011

Egypt calls for international aid after unrest

Mohamad Sedki, a high-ranking Egyptian policeman, is grasped by a revolutionary as he breaks down in tears upon arriving into Tahrir Square with about 75 other policemen. The police have long been hated and feared by the people of Egypt for their harsh treatment, and Sedki came to try to express how he wanted to be united with the people.