A journalist’s horrific account of sexual attack in Cairo


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“Men began to rip off my clothes. I was stripped naked. Their insatiable appetite to hurt me heightened. These men, hundreds of them, had turned from humans to animals.

Hundreds of men pulled my limbs apart and threw me around. They were scratching and clenching my breasts and forcing their fingers inside me in every possible way. So many men. All I could see was leering faces, more and more faces sneering and jeering as I was tossed around like fresh meat among starving lions.”

Journalist Natasha Smith gives a horrific account of being sexual abused by a mob of men in Cairo’s Tahrir Square.

I have a hard time not tearing up from her story. How can people be so cruel and violent?

Egypt seems absolutely hopeless when it comes to respecting women.

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