Middle East Egypt's universities, centers of dissent, reopen under strict new controls

In antigovernment demonstrations last year at Egypt's universities, more than 800 students were arrested and 16 were killed. In response, Egypt has clamped down on security and tightened control over faculties.

By , Correspondent

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Walking through her campus at Al Azhar University, Hend feels surrounded by ghosts. “I see the scenes, I see the faces,” she says. “I’ll never feel the same here again.”