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by Leila Fadel
Oct 13, 2012 (Weekend Edition Saturday) — The police force in Egypt was the backbone of 30-year dictator Hosni Mubarak's government. During the heady days of the revolution, demonstrators fought pitched battles with the police, a force trained to crush all opposition with violence. Now, human rights groups say the police must be a top priority of reform under the new Islamist president's rule. NPR's Leila Fadel reports.
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