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.

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