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SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY-Falling Back on Authoritarian Control

them mercilessly. An elderly person aimed his weapon at Abu Taleb but the former's wife intervened and saved him. Some young boys dragged him to the Kassim Jiazar police station where Abu Taleb pleaded with the police to save his friend's (Sheikh Yusuf) life. However, the police refused, saying that they were only four cops and would not be able to face the crowd. His friend was thus killed.

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