Egypt Official Says She Burned Books 'Corrupting' Children

April 15, 2015 5:21 PM

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An Egyptian education official is under investigation for burning library books from a school suspected of belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood group, a government-declared terrorist organization.

Bothaina Kishk, an Education Ministry official from Cairo's Giza district, is defending her decision, saying Wednesday that the books incited violence and were "corrupting" children.

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