Wednesday, 16 February 2011

CBS Reporter in Egypt Suffers Brutal Sexual Assault

CBS News is reporting that its correspondent in Egypt, Lara Logan, is in the hospital after what appears to have been a disturbing attack in Cairo. I first read this on Sheik Yer'Mami, and there is a detailed report found HERE.
Logan was in Tahir Square after Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stepped down on Friday, when a mob of some 200 people surrounded her, her production crew, and their security team. In a statement, CBS said Logan got separated from her crew in the crush of people, and she suffered "a brutal and sustained sexual assault and beating." She was eventually saved by a group of women and about 20 Egyptian soldiers.

A person familiar with the incident told the New York Post it was "not a rape," and that the beating lasted for 20 to 30 minutes. She returned to the United States on Saturday and is at an undisclosed hospital here. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, Logan is one of at least 140 correspondents who have been injured or killed while covering the unrest in Egypt.
I can't wait to hear the "politically correct" version of this incident--or maybe they will  just blame the Joos--Because we all know that she is not going to lay the blame where is really blongs...

Here is a video report from the Associated Press:

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