In Egypt, Clashes Between Students and Police Are Roiling Campuses

In Egypt, Clashes Between Students and Police Roil Campuses 1

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Students at al-Azhar U. display a four-fingered sign showing their support for protesters killed in police crackdowns.

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Students at al-Azhar U. display a four-fingered sign showing their support for protesters killed in police crackdowns.

Clashes between police officers and students in Egypt have risen in intensity in recent weeks, partly shutting down some of the country's top universities and taking a heavy toll on demonstrators. At least two students have been killed and hundreds more injured or arrested since the beginning of November.

Since the start of the Arab Spring protests, in 2010, Egyptian universities have experienced their fair