(BBC) Egyptian Women protest against army violence

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Thousands of Egyptian women have held rallies in Cairo against their treatment by security forces.

Demonstrators brandished photos of a woman who was beaten and dragged along the ground, exposing her underwear - an incident that has outraged Egyptians.

The rally took place in Tahrir Square, which has seen five days of deadly clashes between protesters and troops.

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Filed under: * Culture-WatchViolenceWomen* Economics, PoliticsPolitics in General* International News & CommentaryMiddle EastEgypt

Posted December 20, 2011 at 6:09 pm

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