EGYPT: Appeal Without Standing

Russell Pasha, hard-bitten Briton in charge of Cairo police, kept his men at work last week riding down Egyptian students of both sexes with their horses, beating them back with the flats of their sabres, firing into the air when shouts of "Off with our British yoke!" grew too vociferous.

With eight Egyptians killed by Russell Pasha's forces fortnight ago, a scrimmage last week caused the police to shoot an Egyptian boy in the abdomen and gravely wound four others. Russell Pasha then changed his tactics. Police began firing charges of small buckshot...

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