Anti-government protesters help an injured protester when pro-government protesters threw stones during a protest in front of the press syndicate in Cairo January 25, 2015. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
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Human Rights Watch Monday accused Egyptian police of using "excessive force" against protesters after 20 people were killed in clashes on the fourth anniversary of its 2011 uprising.At least 19 protesters, mostly Islamist supporters of Mohammad Morsi, Egypt's first freely elected president who was ousted by then army chief Sisi in July 2013, and a policeman were killed, a health ministry official said.The Cairo violence accounted for all but one death, that of a demonstrator in Alexandria.An 18-year-old female protester was also killed on Friday in clashes in Alexandria.
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