Workers at a limestone quarry near the town of El Minya, Egypt, are largely uneducated and make about $7 a day. Steve Inskeep/NPR hide caption

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Musician Ramy Essam, 23, says he was tortured while under the custody of the Egyptian military after being rounded up with several other protesters in Tahrir Square on March 9. Steve Inskeep/NPR hide caption

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A Coptic priest speaks to a crowd of thousands of mourners in Moqattem, in the eastern outskirts of Cairo, Thursday at a memorial service for victims of the week of clashes that have left 13 people dead in Egypt. Steve Inskeep/NPR hide caption

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