General Admits Protesters In Egypt Subjected To 'virginity Tests'

General admits protesters in Egypt subjected to 'virginity tests'

A senior Egyptian general told CNN Tuesday that officials performed "virginity checks" on women arrested during the uprising that led to former President Hosni Mubarak's ouster, the first time the authorities have admitted they performed such tests during the revolution.

Sections:  news   world   living   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • S&P cuts Egypt's credit ratings
    Ratings agency Standard & Poor's has pushed Egypt's sovereign credit ratings deeper into junk status, citing "continued pressure" on foreign reserves. More
  • Mubarak ordered back to prisonMubarak ordered back to prison
    Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been ordered back to prison from military hospital. Mr Mubarak's retrial will open on 11 May, a Cairo appeals court says. More
  • Video: She found success as a male modelVideo: She found success as a male model
    Hear Olympian Casey Legler explain how she became the first woman to be signed exclusively as a male model. More
  • Nobel prizewinner, IVF pioneer Robert Edwards deadNobel prizewinner, IVF pioneer Robert Edwards dead
    Robert Edwards, a Nobel prizewinner from Britain whose pioneering in vitro fertilization research led to the first test tube baby and has since brought millions of people into the world, died Wednesday at age 87.... More
  • 'Breastaurant' Trademarked'Breastaurant' Trademarked
    A breast-themed restaurant by any other name may not be as sweet. While scantily-clad women and burgers are a classic American combination, chains like Hooters, Twin Peaks and Canz have lost the rights to use the terminology “breastaurant" for the iconic combo. More
BING NEWS:
  • Egyptian Army General Admits 'Virginity Tests' on Women Protesters
    “These were girls who had camped out in tents with male protesters ... and all but one subjected to strip searches, virginity tests, and threats of prostitution charges. Amnesty International said it had written to Egypt’s Supreme Council for ...
    06/1/2011 - 1:26 am | View Link
  • Egyptian General Admits To Virginity Tests
    For the first time, a military official has admitted that detained female protests in Tahrir Square were subjected to spurious, invasive "virginity tests ... girls who had camped out in tents with male protesters." In other words, wanton sluts who ...
    05/31/2011 - 8:28 am | View Link
  • Egyptian general admits soldiers performed ‘virginity tests’
    An unnamed Egyptian general has reportedly told CNN that so-called “virginity tests” were indeed carried out on some female protesters taken into custody ... March that at least 18 different women were subjected to this treatment, first at a military ...
    05/30/2011 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Egypt general admits ‘virginity’ tests were forced on female protesters
    AN EGYPTIAN GENERAL has confirmed reports that ‘virginity tests’ were conducted on female protesters, following weeks of denials ... which is upset at the pace of reforms that they hope will lead Egypt to democracy. Since Mubarak’s fall on 11 ...
    05/30/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Egyptian General Did ‘Virginity Checks’ On Female Protesters In Tahrir Square
    TO Egypt, where those ... has been told by women protesters that they were beaten, given electric shocks, subjected to strip searches while being photographed by male soldiers, then forced to submit to ‘virginity checks’ and threatened with ...
    05/30/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Egypt
    Egypt i / ˈ iː dʒ ɪ p t / (Arabic: مِصر ‎ Miṣr, Egyptian Arabic: مَصر Maṣr) is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa ...
    09/20/2014 - 6:19 pm | View Website
  • Home
    This little girl is a total badass. Recent News. Nigerian Schoolgirl Who Escaped Boko Haram Kidnapping Tells Her Story
    09/20/2014 - 6:05 pm | View Website
  • Libya | World news | The Guardian
    Latest news and comment on Libya from the Guardian
    09/20/2014 - 5:01 pm | View Website
  • CNN Video
    Before and after the killing: the Pistorius I knew. Doomed model was becoming a star. Steenkamp crime scene pictures published
    09/20/2014 - 10:48 am | View Website
  • Egyptian Revolution of 2011
    Other names . In Egypt and the Arab world, the protests and governmental changes are also known as the 25 January Revolution (ثورة 25 يناير Thawrat 25 ...
    09/20/2014 - 3:03 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News