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Lara Logan of CBS Talks About Her Assault in Egypt
The New York Times ^ | Thursday, April 28, 2011 | Brian Stelter

Posted on 04/28/2011 1:31:39 PM PDT by kristinn

...Tahrir Square when she was sexually assaulted by a mob on the night that Hosni Mubarak’s government fell in Cairo.

Ms. Logan, a CBS News correspondent, was in the square preparing a report for “60 Minutes” on Feb. 11 when the celebratory mood suddenly turned threatening. She was ripped away from her producer and bodyguard by a group of men who tore at her clothes and groped and beat her body. “For an extended period of time, they raped me with their hands,” Ms. Logan said in an interview with The New York Times. She estimated that the attack lasted for about 40 minutes and involved 200 to 300 men.

Ms. Logan, who returned to work this month, is expected to speak at length about the assault on “60 Minutes” on Sunday night.

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As the cameraman, Richard Butler, was swapping out a battery, Egyptian colleagues who were accompanying the camera crew heard men nearby talking about wanting to take Ms. Logan’s pants off. She said: “Our local people with us said, ‘We’ve gotta get out of here.’ That was literally the moment the mob set on me.”

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She declined to go into more detail about the assault but said: “What really struck me was how merciless they were. They really enjoyed my pain and suffering. It incited them to more violence.”

After being rescued by a group of civilians and Egyptian soldiers, she was swiftly flown back to the United States. “She was quite traumatized, as you can imagine, for a period of time,” Mr. Fager said. Ms. Logan said she decided almost immediately that she would speak out about sexual violence both on behalf of other journalists and on behalf of “millions of voiceless women who are subjected to attacks like this and worse.”

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
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The Egyptian soldiers should have executed the gang rapists on the spot.
1 posted on 04/28/2011 1:31:51 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

What a surprise, the arab culture is not respectful of women.

Who knew?


2 posted on 04/28/2011 1:33:38 PM PDT by Carley ( TYPICAL STREET THUG, NASTY BULLY, THAT'S OUR PRESIDENT.)
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To: kristinn

>She estimated that the attack lasted for about 40 minutes and involved 200 to 300 men. <

You mean 200-300 Mooslum animals...


3 posted on 04/28/2011 1:34:50 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO)
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To: kristinn

No sympathy for an arrogant and terminally dumb woman who thought her CBS pass was an important credential.

In addition to the theater medal she also got a shriveled heart medal for the wounds.


4 posted on 04/28/2011 1:35:59 PM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. D.E. +12 ....( History is a process, not an event ))
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To: kristinn

If a woman insists on going to the middle east to report on news there, she should be armed with weapons — yeah, guns, but also razor blades under her clothing, etc.


5 posted on 04/28/2011 1:37:04 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: kristinn
“What really struck me was how merciless they were. They really enjoyed my pain and suffering. It incited them to more violence.”

Liberal mindset. If I were her I'd be suing the living daylights out of her handlers and CBS.

6 posted on 04/28/2011 1:37:16 PM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: kristinn

how she c ould be oblivious to the mistreatment of women in moslem countries, i don’t understand.

it’s in the news almost everyday.


7 posted on 04/28/2011 1:37:55 PM PDT by ken21 (dem taxes + regs + unions = jobs overseas.)
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To: bert

You are a pretty cold hearted dude.


8 posted on 04/28/2011 1:39:08 PM PDT by Ditto (Nov 2, 2010 -- Partial cleaning accomplished. More trash to remove in 2012)
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To: kristinn
...they raped me with their hands,” Ms. Logan said

Just trying to get this all straight: Is she claiming "rape" or is she claiming "rape rape"?

10 posted on 04/28/2011 1:46:31 PM PDT by C210N (0bama, Making the US safe for Global Marxism)
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To: kristinn
The attackers deserve severe punishment but a woman like this should not be reporting from the rioting streets of Cairo.


11 posted on 04/28/2011 1:47:35 PM PDT by mas cerveza por favor
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To: al baby

One might expect that the story of Lara Logan would awaken the left to the fact that millions of Muslims are barbarians. But one would be wrong. To a Muslim mutant Lara Logan and every other woman on earth is nothing more than sexual fodder.


12 posted on 04/28/2011 1:49:01 PM PDT by alstewartfan (Like sparks of light in shifting skies, our ancient ships go sailing still. "Hanno" by Al Stewart)
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If she was dressed like that they would have killed her.


13 posted on 04/28/2011 1:50:19 PM PDT by Anti-Bubba182
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To: kristinn

“For an extended period of time, they raped me with their hands,”..... Sorry. What the hell does that mean? Did they feel her up? Did they “intercourse” her with fists? Did they diddle her with hand grenades? From the FIRST time this was posted, I asked “ What does the MSM consider sexual assault?” Is this a case of “one of ours got roughed up so it’s MUUUUUch more worse than anybody in a so-called Civilized country.” I hope you understand.


14 posted on 04/28/2011 1:56:17 PM PDT by Safetgiver (I'd rather die under a free American sky than live under a Socialist regime.)
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To: C210N

I think she meant to say i felt like i was going though the tsa screening


15 posted on 04/28/2011 1:56:32 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom!!! <sarc>)
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To: bert

>> No sympathy for...

Except the animals that attacked her were falsely portrayed is an “Inspiring Democrat Movement”.

Surely ignorance was involved, but ignorance does not preclude the concern I have for her welfare, or any other motivated field personnel.

Her attackers should have been lined up and executed.


16 posted on 04/28/2011 1:57:32 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: alstewartfan

Hey what happened to my post ?


17 posted on 04/28/2011 1:57:57 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom!!! <sarc>)
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To: Gene Eric

Freudian...

“Inspiring Democrat Movement”

“Inspiring Democratic Movement”


18 posted on 04/28/2011 1:58:42 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: al baby
"I think she meant to say [she] felt like [she] was going though the tsa screening"

Ding~! Ding~! Ding~! WE HAVE A WINNER

Thanks for playing.

19 posted on 04/28/2011 2:02:24 PM PDT by Mr. K (this administration is WEARING OUT MY CAPSLOCK KEY~!! [Palin/Bachman 2012])
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To: bert

Sometimes it’s a good idea to not say anything, no matter how correct you may be.


20 posted on 04/28/2011 2:03:14 PM PDT by SuzyQue (Remember to think.)
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To: kristinn

Among the letters she received, she said, was one from a woman who lives in Canada who was raped in the back of a taxi cab in Cairo... OK. This was rape, apparently.


21 posted on 04/28/2011 2:04:32 PM PDT by Safetgiver (I'd rather die under a free American sky than live under a Socialist regime.)
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To: mas cerveza por favor

What does that mean? Because she’s attractive?


22 posted on 04/28/2011 2:05:15 PM PDT by SuzyQue (Remember to think.)
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To: bert

no sympathy for an arrogant and terminally dumb poster named “bert”....


23 posted on 04/28/2011 2:15:08 PM PDT by cherry
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To: SuzyQue

you should have seen the one i posted that got removed


24 posted on 04/28/2011 2:15:57 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom!!! <sarc>)
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To: Yaelle

Well if someone’s at fault here, CBS should be sued for allowing one of their female reporters to go to the Middle East without appropriate security necessary.


25 posted on 04/28/2011 2:16:49 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
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To: kristinn
She had to learn the hard way. Funny how liberals are trigger happy to call the Right dumb, but a case like this, no mention of how thick headed she was to put herself in a volatile situation.
26 posted on 04/28/2011 2:18:19 PM PDT by Vision ("Did I not say to you that if you would believe, you would see the glory of God?" John 11:40)
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To: Safetgiver

Was the meter running?


27 posted on 04/28/2011 2:19:22 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom!!! <sarc>)
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To: alstewartfan
the scary thing is the hatred towards her here on FR......unbelievable attitudes not unlike Muslims....

we' re moving into the stone age and its bad enough to have muslims stoning and raping women on the street but now we even have supposed "men" on a conservative, patriotic site criticizing HER for being a victim....

28 posted on 04/28/2011 2:19:22 PM PDT by cherry
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To: al baby

Dude, you gotta get out of your mom’s basement and get a real life. I’m sure it was witty and cutting and all that, and it’s too bad it got removed. Whatever.


29 posted on 04/28/2011 2:20:46 PM PDT by SuzyQue (Remember to think.)
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To: kristinn
With sexual violence, “you only have your word,” Ms. Logan said in the interview. “The physical wounds heal. You don’t carry around the evidence the way you would if you had lost your leg or your arm in Afghanistan.”

I'm so damn sick of reporters comparing themselves to war heroes. You made the conscious decision to be there and could leave when you wanted.
30 posted on 04/28/2011 2:21:17 PM PDT by TSgt (Colonel Allen West & Michele Bachman - 2012 POTUS Dream Team Ticket!)
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To: al baby

US Embassy had to pay for it. I’m connected and know this stuff. Trust me. Obama does.


31 posted on 04/28/2011 2:22:58 PM PDT by Safetgiver (I'd rather die under a free American sky than live under a Socialist regime.)
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To: bert

“No sympathy for an arrogant and terminally dumb woman who thought her CBS pass was an important credential.”

WOW! You should be ashamed of yourself.


32 posted on 04/28/2011 2:23:55 PM PDT by mewykwistmas (“An honest politician is one who, when he is bought, will stay bought.”)
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To: SuzyQue

Thats the best you got? Fyi my mom has been dead for years never lived in her basement But thanks for playing DUDE


33 posted on 04/28/2011 2:24:11 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom!!! <sarc>)
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To: cherry

What you said.


34 posted on 04/28/2011 2:28:24 PM PDT by Mr. Lucky
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To: al baby

lol


35 posted on 04/28/2011 2:32:20 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: kristinn

hand rape? Is that like rape rape?


36 posted on 04/28/2011 2:37:19 PM PDT by Americanexpat (Everytime I see that guy's face ot)
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To: cherry

criticizing HER for being a victim.... Dear lady, I am not criticizing her, but since this has happened, it has been SEXUAL ASSAULT, SEXUAL ASSAULT. So, what happened to her? The journalists nowadays tell us only what THEY want us to hear. Was she raped by 200-300 guys? Was she felt up? Did this actually happen? MSM people are looking to BE the story, more and more, rather than the reporters of an event. I feel this is no different, until proven wrong.


37 posted on 04/28/2011 2:38:08 PM PDT by Safetgiver (I'd rather die under a free American sky than live under a Socialist regime.)
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To: kristinn

Read the comments in the NYT after the article. I couldn’t wade thru the entire 3 pages but the ones I read barely mentioned the fact that the culture gives those men carte blanche to do what they did, and a whole lot more.

Mostly the comments were focused on the ‘rape’ issue, as tho it had occured in the US. The cultural issue was mentioned but in the way that liberals have of glossing the muslim atrocities over. SOme even went as far as to hint that it was her fault, she and her producers had to know what could happen to a blond woman in that situation.

I lived in Turkey, have dark hair and eyes, and that didn’t stop the muslims from saying disgusting things and making disgusting noises when they saw me (or any other American woman). Being blond isn’t the issue, being American is. I wasn’t even an adult but I was fair game to muslims.

Just finished reading Caliphate by Tom Kratman and recommend it. It should be forced reading for liberals. It’s a novel but the scary future it describes may be right around our corner.


38 posted on 04/28/2011 2:38:40 PM PDT by SusaninOhio
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To: TSgt
I'm so damn sick of reporters comparing themselves to war heroes. You made the conscious decision to be there and could leave when you wanted.

Bump what you said. This moron Logan is going to ride this feel-up "rape" for a book deal and maybe a movie. She'll turn her "15 minutes" into 15 years if she can. She is not fit to even make breakfast for a combat veteran of Afghanistan. (spit)

39 posted on 04/28/2011 2:39:42 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Safetgiver

If the left does not consider Roman Polanski’s rape of an underage girl rape then this an’t nothin but assault.


40 posted on 04/28/2011 2:39:42 PM PDT by Americanexpat (Everytime I see that guy's face ot)
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To: al baby

Yep. That’s it.

Now, go away.


41 posted on 04/28/2011 2:39:50 PM PDT by SuzyQue (Remember to think.)
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To: kristinn
“For an extended period of time, they raped me with their hands,” Ms. Logan said in an interview with The New York Times.

Could cause some heated dinner-table discussions at the Clintons' ...

Assuming Bill and Hillary still live in the same house and eat at the same table ...

42 posted on 04/28/2011 2:41:15 PM PDT by x
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To: mewykwistmas

“No sympathy for an arrogant and terminally dumb woman who thought her CBS pass was an important credential.”

WOW! You should be ashamed of yourself...... Why? Newbie.


43 posted on 04/28/2011 2:41:35 PM PDT by Safetgiver (I'd rather die under a free American sky than live under a Socialist regime.)
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To: Americanexpat

Good on ‘ya, governor. (Wish I would have extrapolated THAT one.)


44 posted on 04/28/2011 2:44:13 PM PDT by Safetgiver (I'd rather die under a free American sky than live under a Socialist regime.)
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To: kristinn

Interesting the words Muslim or Islam don’t appear in the story. She talks like any group of men may just turn into a raping machine at any time.


45 posted on 04/28/2011 2:46:23 PM PDT by DManA
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To: kristinn

They’re savage animals. Eventually we’ll have no other choice but to put them down accordingly - en masse. It’ll be us or them.


46 posted on 04/28/2011 2:49:09 PM PDT by quesney
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To: bert
...No sympathy for an arrogant and terminally dumb woman who thought her CBS pass was an important credential.

Regardless of her arrogance and stupidity, no one should have to endure such abuse. I'm pretty sure that you didn't mean that she deserved it, but that is the way the statement will be spun by FR's detractors.

47 posted on 04/28/2011 2:51:14 PM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: mas cerveza por favor

You don’t send a gorgeous woman like Lara Logan to report on a riot. You send someone that looks like Andrea Michell. No self respecting rapist would get near anyone as repulsive as Michell.


48 posted on 04/28/2011 2:58:13 PM PDT by jubail
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To: Safetgiver

Gee, let’s see...maybe gloating about a woman being raped and /or abused sexually by 200 madman is not cool?


49 posted on 04/28/2011 3:02:07 PM PDT by mewykwistmas (“An honest politician is one who, when he is bought, will stay bought.”)
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To: bert
No sympathy for an arrogant and terminally dumb woman who thought her CBS pass was an important credential.
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Okay, I was just about to rip you a new one, until I read this:

“Before the assault, Ms. Logan said, she did not know about the levels of harassment and abuse that women in Egypt and other countries regularly experienced. “I would have paid more attention to it if I had had any sense of it,” she said”

I'm sorry but this really p*sses me off. How can a foreign reporter not know the abuse that those women endure?

I think it was more like she didn't care until it happened to her.

50 posted on 04/28/2011 3:02:47 PM PDT by kara37
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