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Egypt's prisons swamped with Morsi supporters

Authorities are imprisoning anyone thought to be against them, from Brotherhood officials to grassroots activists.

Last Modified: 30 Oct 2013 17:54
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Thousands of Muslim Brotherhood officials and anti-coup activists are now being held in Egypt's jails.

Detainees describe dreadful conditions and a lack of medical attention.

Al Jazeera's Sue Turton reports from Tora Prison in Cairo.

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