Monday, February 4, 2013

Mass Sexual Assault in Egypt (video)

Robert Mackey, The Lede (New York Times); Wisdom Quarterly
This frank video of mass sexual assault in Cairo was released by anti-harassment activists
Egyptian activists released a brutally frank video on Friday, using images recorded during the mass sexual assault of a woman last week in Cairo’s Tahrir Square to urge volunteers to join their campaign against attacks during demonstrations. The video, created by the filmmakers Aida Elkashef and Salam Yousry, uses disturbing overhead images of a crowd of men swarming around a woman being assaulted just out of view to explain the work of Op Anti-SH, one of two new initiatives to combat the sexual harassment and rape of female protesters. More

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