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Rights activists condemn violence against children during clashes

CAIRO: Human rights activists condemned the violence used against children by the armed forces, while questioning the nature of the orders given to the soldiers as they cracked down on a Cabinet sit-in earlier this month. Heba Abou Saeda, from the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights, said the armed forces want to send a warning …


NCCM appeals ruling to release supervisor beating pre-schoolers

By Heba Fahmy CAIRO: The National Council for Childhood and Motherhood (NCCM) filed an appeal on Sunday against the release of supervisor Magdy El-Shaer, who was put on trial for insulting and beating pre-schoolers. Supervisor Magdy El-Shaer was ordered released from custody and fined LE 2,250 on Saturday for insulting and beating pre-schoolers with a thick …


Video of man beating pre-schoolers forces government to take action

  CAIRO: A video of a supervisor insulting and beating pre-schoolers with a thick wooden ruler, posted Tuesday on Youtube, outraged Egyptians who called for reform.   The video was widely circulated on Facebook and Twitter, showing Magdy El-Shaer — who is a supervisor at the pre-school, not a certified teacher — shouting and beating …


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