Egypt tortures for the US, so why not on its own account? CAIRO, Egypt — Egyptian authorities have opened an investigation into a video clip uncovered by an anti-torture activist that allegedly shows a police officer slapping a woman and forcing her to strip, a security official said Saturday. The family of the Christian man had notified the police of threats against them by Muslim villagers the day before the attack, he added. Egyptian report denounces torture. Confessions of a Police Torturer. Former US interrogator recounts torture cases.
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Egypt, where human rights groups say police abuse is pervasive, has seen a series of investigations of police prompted by cell-phone videos showing torture and abuse of suspects. If the case were different, and a Muslim man was having an affair with a Christian woman, the reaction would not have been so violent, he added. Police officer forces woman to strip naked. Al-Wadi Al-Gadid Detainees commit suicide to escape torture. Islamists accuse Egypt police of kidnap, torture.