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oberliner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-11 07:02 PM
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46. I am sure spousal rape is also continuing unabated unfortunately
This number is just in reference to alleged incidents occurring during the protests.
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  -Rumors rife with reports of at least 60 rape cases during the days unrest oberliner  Jan-29-11 04:24 PM   #0 
  - ah yes, the escaped convicts.......  boston bean   Jan-29-11 04:25 PM   #1 
  - Escaped?  malaise   Jan-29-11 04:36 PM   #9 
     - i was being sarcastic. I don't believe it for one minute. especially after watching  boston bean   Jan-29-11 04:42 PM   #13 
  - They said the same thing about the Superdome in NOLA...  Dennis Donovan   Jan-29-11 04:27 PM   #2 
  - yup  Liberal_in_LA   Jan-29-11 04:28 PM   #3 
  - Ha'aretz: has no axe to grind in Egypt  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-29-11 04:30 PM   #4 
  - They are a pretty left-wing paper - normally very critical of Israel  oberliner   Jan-29-11 04:35 PM   #7 
  - bedlam theme might help Mubarak, but rape is highly likely too  zazen   Jan-29-11 04:32 PM   #5 
  - Yes.  Chorophyll   Jan-29-11 04:42 PM   #12 
  - The incubators - what about the incubators ?  DURHAM D   Jan-29-11 04:32 PM   #6 
  - They did report on looting in a childrens cancer hospital...  alittlelark   Jan-29-11 04:36 PM   #8 
  - Here's hoping they stole all the cancer n.t.  SoCalDem   Jan-29-11 04:51 PM   #19 
     - LOL!  alittlelark   Jan-29-11 08:48 PM   #51 
  - you rascal.. I was going to post that.. now I will have to take "looters for $400, Alex"  SoCalDem   Jan-29-11 04:50 PM   #17 
  - Escaped convicts raping while running to attack a childrens' hospital with WMD?  EFerrari   Jan-29-11 04:37 PM   #10 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-29-11 04:40 PM   #11 
  - More info: "My contact has witnessed at least 16 rapes in front of his apartment complex."  oberliner   Jan-29-11 04:47 PM   #14 
  - Not a word on twitter, which has distributed warnings and tips  EFerrari   Jan-29-11 04:49 PM   #16 
     - From Twitter: "women are staying home because of rumors of rapists trolling the streets"  oberliner   Jan-29-11 04:52 PM   #20 
        - So, that tweet reports rumors.  EFerrari   Jan-29-11 04:53 PM   #22 
           - The rumors are coming from Al-Arabiya I believe  oberliner   Jan-29-11 04:57 PM   #24 
              - I haven't seen any tweets telling women or anyone to avoid the protests. n/t  EFerrari   Jan-29-11 05:00 PM   #25 
                 - Would those tweets be in English?  oberliner   Jan-29-11 05:03 PM   #26 
                    - There hasn't been a language problem on twitter, no.  EFerrari   Jan-29-11 05:06 PM   #28 
                       - I've only been following what is posted in Engish (I don't speak Arabic)  oberliner   Jan-29-11 05:08 PM   #31 
                          - I don't have to surmise. There has been an active effort  EFerrari   Jan-29-11 05:10 PM   #32 
                             - "Women fear that they may be taken and raped. There is no one here to protect us."  oberliner   Jan-29-11 05:14 PM   #34 
                                - Again, another tweet reporting a fear, not 16 rapes.  EFerrari   Jan-29-11 05:17 PM   #35 
                                   - You think someone is going to tweet that they were raped?  oberliner   Jan-29-11 05:19 PM   #36 
                                      - This story is bullshit, I'm sorry.  EFerrari   Jan-29-11 05:24 PM   #38 
                                         - I certainly hope you are right  oberliner   Jan-29-11 05:31 PM   #39 
  - There are reports that these were all the President dressed as a convict to...  cbdo2007   Jan-29-11 04:48 PM   #15 
  - og course, and looting, and incubators - demonize protestors just like they demonized New Orleans  peacebird   Jan-29-11 04:50 PM   #18 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-29-11 04:56 PM   #23 
  - Tweeted by safeworld4women:  EFerrari   Jan-29-11 04:52 PM   #21 
  - so Nasir city is safe and calm, but.....  bettyellen   Jan-29-11 05:03 PM   #27 
     - City centers, where the army is, seem to be safe.  EFerrari   Jan-29-11 05:07 PM   #30 
        - epidemic-no. but a spike along with other forms of lawlesness probably.  bettyellen   Jan-29-11 05:56 PM   #40 
           - Young people are tweeting and there is no filter.  EFerrari   Jan-29-11 08:40 PM   #49 
              - i think the fact you are talking about a select group, young tweeters is quite a large filter  bettyellen   Jan-29-11 09:55 PM   #59 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-29-11 05:06 PM   #29 
  - reminds me of the BS reporting during Katrina  purrFect   Jan-29-11 05:11 PM   #33 
  - Disaster rape is very real. It happened in Haiti as well. Here is a news  Liquorice   Jan-29-11 05:23 PM   #37 
     - i don't mean it doesn't happen, just how the gov inflates the numbers to scare people  purrFect   Jan-29-11 06:06 PM   #42 
  - More PR to scare people.  grahamhgreen   Jan-29-11 05:59 PM   #41 
  - Well, lets call off the revolution, then.  Old and In the Way   Jan-29-11 06:49 PM   #43 
  - So rape is down?  Cerridwen   Jan-29-11 06:52 PM   #44 
  - I am sure spousal rape is also continuing unabated unfortunately  oberliner   Jan-29-11 07:02 PM   #46 
     - You're "sure." Interesting way to go with this 'meme.' n/t  Cerridwen   Jan-29-11 07:58 PM   #47 
     - I am not going anywhere with any "meme"  oberliner   Jan-29-11 08:42 PM   #50 
        - Average per day does not equal number per revolution.  Cerridwen   Jan-29-11 08:53 PM   #53 
           - I don't understand the z's and/or whatever joke you are making  oberliner   Jan-29-11 09:03 PM   #56 
              - Good news, indeed.  Cerridwen   Jan-29-11 09:08 PM   #57 
     - what are you babbling about? is there no "spousal rape" elsewhere? here, for example?  Hannah Bell   Jan-29-11 08:50 PM   #52 
        - Yes, of course - it's everywhere unfortunately  oberliner   Jan-29-11 09:00 PM   #55 
  - Sadly women often fall victim in these times.  browntyphoon   Jan-29-11 06:53 PM   #45 
  - They said the same stuff happened at the Super Dome after Katrina in New Orleans  Kievan Rus   Jan-29-11 08:04 PM   #48 
  - More Stories Emerge of Rapes in Post-Katrina Chaos  oberliner   Jan-30-11 06:32 AM   #60 
  - Sorry but this is pure bullshit. The ones doing the raping and looting are the police  Catherina   Jan-29-11 09:00 PM   #54 
  - I suspected it was the bitter pissed off policemen who were acting as agent saboteurs.  Mojeoux   Jan-29-11 09:18 PM   #58 
  - Next comes the "thousand bodies in the Nile" rumor, then the crematoriums...  jobycom   Jan-30-11 06:59 AM   #61 

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