Cairo...security file free-for-all
Egypt's new old-style State Security
Egyptians search an office in the state security agency building in Cairo. Photo/Reuters-Mohamed Abd El-Ghany .
In the throes of the recent revolution, some Egyptians found a way into the secret vaults of State Security, and even managed to read their own files.
But instead of a rush of relief at the fall of the Mubarak regime, Dispatches contributor Irris Makler learned that it's fostering growing suspicion about the new one.
Listen to Irris from Cairo
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