They savagely raped and almost killed her. As she was recovering from the assault at home in the United States, the mother of two young children was diagnosed with breast cancer. Logan will share her inspiring story of survivorship when she is the keynote speaker at the 20 th anniversary of Speaking of Women, to benefit The Center for Family Justice.
Parking this in the Discussion as it's rather poorly sourced. Perhaps it's time to split this incident off into its own article, though, to avoid the BLP constraints. Here's a suggestion - count the votes of editors who have not engaged in spurious arguments, been banned, warred, called each other names, made arguments unrelated to the issue at hand.
Lara Logan, the CBS reporter who was sexually assaulted by a mob in Cairo's Tahrir Square the night that longtime Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stepped down, opened up about the brutal attack in an emotional interview on "60 Minutes" Sunday. The reporter said she decided to go public to call attention to sexual violence against female journalists, offering a tearful recollection of the horrific night she thought would be her last. Logan said her clothes were torn off and her muscles were agonizingly stretched as she was separated from her crew and swallowed into the tostrong mob.
The year-old foreign correspondent for CBS News show 60 Minutes was separated from her film crew in Cairo on February 11 and surrounded by as many as men in Tahrir Square at the height of the anti-Mubarak demonstrations. According to one source, reported in The Sunday Times newspaper, sensitive parts of her body were covered in red marks that were originally thought to have been bite marks. Moments before attack: Lara Logan has spoken for the first time about the moment she was torn away from her film crew in Tahrir Square.
Sinz and her cameraman were attacked in the square on Thursday. She says several youths and men tore off her clothes and beat her, humiliating her in a way that she claims could be considered rape. After almost an hour, other Egyptians came to her rescue.
In a strikingly candid interview on 60 MinutesLara Logan described in detail the sexual assault she suffered in Egypt, and directly addressed those who say women shouldn't report from war zones. Logan gave interviewer Scott Pelley her most in-depth description yet of the ordeal, explaining how she was separated from her team and set upon by a mob. At left, she describes her attackers tearing her clothes off, taking pictures of her naked body with cell phone cameras, and sexually assaulting her repeatedly with their hands.
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But then the story went to exaggerated fantasy, to "yellow journalism" with claims that Logan had been gang raped by a crowd of crazed Arabs. The most of U. That is also false. Think about that.
CBS war correspondent Lara Loganstripped naked by a mob of crazed men in Egypt 's Tahrir Squarewas rescued by a woman dressed head to toe in black religious robes. And oh my God, I can't tell you what that moment was like for me. I wasn't safe yet, because the mob was still trying to get at me.