More of the poisonous fruit from the sharia spring in Egypt (and Tunisia, Libya, Yemen etc.) The media loving 'Arab spring' must be wrestling with how to "frame" this news story. They will lie, omit and abet the crimes of sharia rapists. How dare these ridiculous fantasists send female reporters into these Islamic misogynist cultures?
A few months back Lara Logan suffered the same treatment under the new sharia Egypt.
A reporter with France 3 has been violently beaten and raped today in Tahrir Square as she was doing her job.
Caroline Sinz said that she and her cameraman Salah Agrabi were trapped in a street close to the square near the Interior Ministry where while filming in Mohamed Mahnoud St were attacked by "youths" of 14-15 years of age and grabbed, beaten, raped.... (hat tip Armaros)
Two female foreign journalists have described harrowing sexual assaults carried out by crowds or police as they tried to cover demonstrations in Cairo's Tahrir Square.
Egyptian-American journalist Mona Eltahawy said she was sexually assaulted by police during hours under detention after taking part in protests on the sprawling square that has become a landmark of the Arab Spring.
"Besides beating me, the dogs of [central security forces] subjected me to the worst sexual assault ever," Eltahawy said on her Twitter account.Advertisement: Story continues below
Mona Eltahawy ... "5 or 6 surrounded me, groped and prodded my breasts".
"5 or 6 surrounded me, groped and prodded my breasts, grabbed my genital area and I lost count how many hands tried to get into my trousers," she said.
"My left arm and right hand are broken [according] to xrays," she said, posting pictures of herself in casts.
Earlier Eltahawy, an award-winning journalist and public speaker on Arab and Muslim issues based in New York, tweeted that she had been released after having been beaten and arrested in the interior ministry building.