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JCMach1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-25-11 07:29 AM
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6. Journalist Mona Eltahawy tells of sex assault in Cairo ministry
Edited on Fri Nov-25-11 01:11 AM by JCMach1
Source: The Guardian

...US-Egyptian writer says she had bones broken in both wrists by security officials after arrest near Tahrir Square...

The prominent US-Egyptian journalist Mona Eltahawy has described a brutal sexual and physical assault that she says she suffered after being arrested by Egyptian riot police during a 12-hour ordeal inside Cairo's interior ministry.

Eltahawy, who writes for publications including the Guardian and the Toronto Star, says she had bones broken in both wrists by security officials, who also grabbed her breasts and genitals.

The award-winning Eltahawy, 44, told her story in a series of tweets at the time of her arrest and after her release...

Read more: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/nov/24/journalist-...



Horrific... nothing has changed in Egypt. This is rather personal for me as I have been following and at times tweeting back and forth with her since before the revolution. This absolutely has sickened me.
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