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'They raped me with their hands': Reporter Lara Logan reveals terrifying details of mob sex attack
Daily Mail Online ^ | Last updated at 10:34 AM on 29th April 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter

Posted on 04/29/2011 4:22:40 PM PDT by Gondring

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The 39-year-old CBS foreign correspondent said she was convinced she was going to die when the frenzied mob tore her away from her film crew and bodyguard in Cairo's Tahrir Square.

A group of at least 200 men beat her, pinched her and tore at her clothes in a 40-minute attack that only ended when a group of women came to her aid.

She told the New York Times: 'For an extended period of time, they raped me with their hands...What really struck me was how merciless they were.

'They really enjoyed my pain and suffering. It incited them to more violence.'

She revealed the terrifying details in an interview with the newspaper today, and is expected to speak about her attack at greater length in an appearance on 60 Minutes on Sunday.

[...]

'I thought, not only am I going to die here, but it's going to be just a torturous death that's going to go on forever and ever and ever.'

[...]

The attack lasted 40 minutes. She was only rescued when a group of local women brought 20 Egyptian soldiers to her aid.

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Just two months after the attack, Ms Logan has already vowed to return to Afghanistan and other conflict zones, but said she has decided she will not return to Middle Eastern countries while widespread protests are ongoing. She told the Times: 'The very nature of what we do - communicating information - is what’s undoing these regimes. It makes us the enemy, whether we like it or not.'

More than a dozen foreign journalists have been kidnapped in Libya since the uprising began there.

Times journalist Lynsey Addario said she was groped and harassed by her Libyan captors, a story which Ms Logan said was a 'setback' to her own recovery.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 0bamasfault; egypt; islam; laralogan; muslims; obamasfault; rop; tahrirsquare; trop
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Nobody should have to endure anything like this, but at least it sounds like she has a good supportive husband (and employer), and she seems to be dealing with this in as positive way as possible.

I don't even have any hesitation or qualms about the hate that I feel toward such animals as those who attacked her.

1 posted on 04/29/2011 4:22:43 PM PDT by Gondring
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To: Gondring

This is outrageous!!!! I want to know what airport and who the TSA agents were that did this.....


2 posted on 04/29/2011 4:24:26 PM PDT by Dick Vomer (democrats are like flies, whatever they don't eat, they sh#t on.)
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To: Gondring

Ah....democracy don’t you just love it. There just fighting for democracy, just ask anyone of these A holes we have in Washington.


3 posted on 04/29/2011 4:25:44 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (V)
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To: Gondring

Now it will be interesting to see if she is black-listed or called islamaphobe by the left. Will she be accused of exaggerating as a publicity stunt? How will the MSM deal with this? Will it be forgotten, “nothing to see here”?


4 posted on 04/29/2011 4:27:35 PM PDT by Bluebird Singing
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To: Gondring

IF our President had any xx (and IF pigs could fly) he would make an international incident out of this and protect our women.

But no! “That’s just what Muslims do” — it’s multi-culti, don’t you know?


5 posted on 04/29/2011 4:27:37 PM PDT by bboop (Stealth Tutor)
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To: Gondring
She still has a serious case of cognitive dissonance:

Logan has already vowed to return to Afghanistan and other conflict zones, but said she has decided she will not return to Middle Eastern countries while widespread protests are ongoing. She told the Times: 'The very nature of what we do - communicating information - is what’s undoing these regimes. It makes us the enemy, whether we like it or not.'

Um, it was "regime" troops who saved her, so my bet is it was "protestors" who raped her. IOW, islamic scum...

6 posted on 04/29/2011 4:28:23 PM PDT by piytar (Talga Vassternich)
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To: Gondring

“Raped me with their hands”. Isn’t that was Suzie Castillo was saying the other day about the TSA?


7 posted on 04/29/2011 4:28:36 PM PDT by crosshairs (Say what you want about the South, but you never hear of anyone retiring and moving north.)
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To: Gondring

Too bad Lara Logan. You like the Muslims and the Obama Brotherhood along with all the other liberal lunatic ideas you subscribe to. 40 minutes huh? So when are you going on your next assignment to see your towel headed pals over there Lara?


8 posted on 04/29/2011 4:29:16 PM PDT by Tea Party Reveler
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To: Gondring

Don’t waste your emotions. She doesn’t hate them and believes it was the regime that made them act this way, not the fact that she was an infidel.


9 posted on 04/29/2011 4:30:19 PM PDT by definitelynotaliberal (There is no native criminal class except Congress. Mark Twain)
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To: Gondring
beat her, pinched her and tore at her clothes in a 40-minute attack

Forty minutes and there isn't a single picture?

Yet these guys can "Tweet" nonstop? Really really?

10 posted on 04/29/2011 4:31:17 PM PDT by humblegunner (Blogger Overlord)
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To: Gondring

Dear Miss Logan, Didn’t you do your research? Women over there are equal to farm animals. Infidel women are not worthy of respect.


11 posted on 04/29/2011 4:31:18 PM PDT by theDentist (fybo; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: Gondring

Interesting. The State Department warns US travelers not to stick out and draw attention to themselves. Maybe she had to, if she wanted to do a TV report in that mob and not look like a slob...but perhaps she should have given it a second thought...or got to know the Muslim culture a bit better first (rather than after).


12 posted on 04/29/2011 4:31:31 PM PDT by BobL (PLEASE READ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2657811/posts))
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To: Gondring
Well... they were muslims what did she expect?.. Compassion?..
This ditz has morphed "four witnesses to prove rape" into justice..
A western woman journalist going into a muslim country deserves whatever she gets..
If she does not know about muslim judicial gender justice then shes an idiot..
13 posted on 04/29/2011 4:36:18 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: Gondring

Exhibit 1A of why women shouldn’t be in combat either.


14 posted on 04/29/2011 4:36:27 PM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: Bluebird Singing
"Will it be forgotten, “nothing to see here”?

Of course, and if that doesn't work, they'll vilify her. Count on it.

15 posted on 04/29/2011 4:37:15 PM PDT by piytar (Talga Vassternich)
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To: Gondring
Is this the same Lara Logan who was screwing Joe Burkett in Baghdad?

CBS and their correspondents don't have any credibility anymore so please excuse me if I tend to believe that this young lady has grossly exaggerated "a" situation in order to advance her career..........

16 posted on 04/29/2011 4:38:28 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (It's a beautiful day and I'm glad I can see it in color.......)
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To: humblegunner

Has anybody checked YouBoob?


17 posted on 04/29/2011 4:40:23 PM PDT by West Texas Chuck (Why yes, I do speak Spanglish - "Hasta la later on, amigo. Pardon, would you have any salsa verde?")
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To: Gondring
Seems to me that I remember George H.W. Bush invaded Panama due to a similar incident (though not the only reason) ...

Yet GloriousReaderTM has said zilch about this.

18 posted on 04/29/2011 4:41:44 PM PDT by dread78645 (Evolution. A doomed theory since 1859.)
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To: Gondring

She had better be glad she wasn’t caught up in a group of evil tea party guys!/s


19 posted on 04/29/2011 4:42:11 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: Gondring

If not for America and Israel they would be picking daisies and loving everybody. Such a peaceful religion.

Pray for America


20 posted on 04/29/2011 4:43:25 PM PDT by bray (The Country Club can hold THEIR noses this election)
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To: Gondring

Uck Fislam.

‘Nuff said.


21 posted on 04/29/2011 4:44:36 PM PDT by RightOnline
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To: Gondring

“I walked into a snake pit and got BIT! OUTRAGE!”


22 posted on 04/29/2011 4:47:32 PM PDT by humblegunner (Blogger Overlord)
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What did the producers glean from this?
awareness of the sexual violence women journalists face when reporting from conflict zones.
I think there's a preventative solution to take now !
He said: 'There’s a code of silence about it that I think it is in Lara’s interest and in our interest to break.'
Or, maybe not...

Up Next on CBS: Lara Logan reports - The London Zoo: Live from inside the lion's cage!

23 posted on 04/29/2011 4:58:22 PM PDT by D-fendr
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To: Gondring

‘They raped me with their hands’

Awww...sniff...she obviously hasn’t been thru a TSA screening yet.


24 posted on 04/29/2011 5:00:38 PM PDT by WKUHilltopper (Fix bayonets!)
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To: piytar

This sounds like the case of the white aid worker who was raped by a black Haitian man and used it to justify how she’s even more qualified to speak to the oppression of Haitians.


25 posted on 04/29/2011 5:09:25 PM PDT by tbw2
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To: Gondring

Terrible and horrifying. But, now she intends to go on a world tour lecturing about the dangers posed to women by radical Islamic men without ever using the words radical or Islamic.


27 posted on 04/29/2011 5:11:27 PM PDT by keat
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To: Gondring
“She told the New York Times: ‘For an extended period of time, they raped me with their hands...What really struck me was how merciless they were.

‘They really enjoyed my pain and suffering. It incited them to more violence”

She shouldn't be so judgmental of another culture.

28 posted on 04/29/2011 5:16:19 PM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: Tea Party Reveler
No F...ING kidding!!! What do these lame-brain liberals think muslim is all about.

Muslims are 8th Century perverts who got trapped in some mental medieval time-warp and who place more value on their camel than they do on any woman anywhere.

Muslims in general are no different that this mob that showed the naive lib jouranist what the real muslim world was really like. If they ever do gain enough power the whole of mankind will come out much worse off, if it survives at all.

Unless something intervenes and put them back in the 8th Century WITHOUT resources to inflict suffering, it is going to come down to “the only good muslim is a dead muslim”.

29 posted on 04/29/2011 5:26:26 PM PDT by dusttoyou ("Progressives" are wee-weeing all over themselves, Foc nobama)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; Delacon; ...

Thanks Gondring.
The attack lasted 40 minutes. She was only rescued when a group of local women brought 20 Egyptian soldiers to her aid... she has decided she will not return to Middle Eastern countries while widespread protests are ongoing. She told the Times: 'The very nature of what we do -- communicating information -- is what's undoing these regimes. It makes us the enemy, whether we like it or not.'
Since that statement is completely contrary to what actually happened -- she was attacked by the people who were tearing at the Egyptian regime -- it's clear that any communication or information from here will be lies.


30 posted on 04/29/2011 5:29:19 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Thanks Cincinna for this link -- http://www.friendsofitamar.org)
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To: Gondring
Oh geez man. You go play with the lions you are going to get bit. The woman was a fool for putting herself in that position and her employer should be ashamed.

Americans need to understand that most of the rest of the world does not have the belief system(s) we do.

Reality check - she is damn lucky to be alive.

31 posted on 04/29/2011 5:35:04 PM PDT by mad_as_he$$
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To: count-your-change

“She told the New York Times: ‘For an extended period of time, they raped me with their hands...What really struck me was how merciless they were.
‘They really enjoyed my pain and suffering. It incited them to more violence”

She shouldn’t be so judgmental of another culture.


Raped with their hands? Maybe one of them lost their watch.


32 posted on 04/29/2011 6:14:40 PM PDT by TShaunK
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To: mad_as_he$$

I am a little confused. Why would she think her American rights work in any country she would step in.

When in Rome do as a Roman.

She should of walked like an Egyptian.


33 posted on 04/29/2011 6:21:41 PM PDT by Baseballguy (If we knew what we know now in Oct would we do anything different?)
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To: theDentist
And, by the way, newsflash for her: The AMERICAN First Amendment is not a very good chastity belt in a third-world islamic country.
34 posted on 04/29/2011 6:23:44 PM PDT by Hulka
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To: Gondring

Whine whine whine bitch moan whine.......

Stay home girly.....you are not fit for working out of New York


35 posted on 04/29/2011 6:25:00 PM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. D.E. +12 ....( History is a process, not an event ))
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Of course, and if that doesn't work, they'll vilify her. Count on it.

No kidding. See post 16.

36 posted on 04/29/2011 6:31:36 PM PDT by Doe Eyes
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To: piytar

And if not, they’ll accuse others of villifying her. See post #36.


37 posted on 04/29/2011 6:36:27 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Gondring

After all she went through and she refuses to identify her attackers as the Muslim protesters, she must either be scared for her family’s life to speak the truth or she lost some brain capacity, I hate to say.


38 posted on 04/29/2011 6:58:54 PM PDT by ManyMoonsAgo
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To: Gondring
She told the Times: 'The very nature of what we do - communicating information - is what’s undoing these regimes. It makes us the enemy, whether we like it or not.'

Lara you do not have to leave this country to practice your trade... there is a regime set up at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue you could expose.

39 posted on 04/29/2011 7:08:48 PM PDT by Just mythoughts
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To: TShaunK

Kinda like riding the NYC subway during rush hour.


40 posted on 04/29/2011 7:47:03 PM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: Gondring

Um, I’m pretty sure the Koran approves of this treatment of Infidel women. Get used to it girls.


41 posted on 04/29/2011 8:02:55 PM PDT by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (Don't confuse Obama's evil for incompetence.)
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To: Hulka

Ain’t that the truth.


42 posted on 04/29/2011 8:14:43 PM PDT by theDentist (fybo; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: TShaunK

“Maybe one of them lost their watch”. LOL, TShaunK.


43 posted on 04/29/2011 8:46:08 PM PDT by Mountain Mary ("Freedom must be fought for, protected and handed on to our children". Ronald Reagan.)
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To: Gondring

“Just two months after the attack, Ms Logan has already vowed to return to Afghanistan and other conflict zones, but said she has decided she will not return to Middle Eastern countries while widespread protests are ongoing. She told the Times: ‘The very nature of what we do - communicating information - is what’s undoing these regimes. It makes us the enemy, whether we like it or not.’”

No one should have to endure what she did.

Having said that, it’s apparent that she really didn’t learn much about what life is like in those places, eh?

Just sayin’....


44 posted on 04/29/2011 9:43:32 PM PDT by Grumplestiltskin (I may look new, but it's only deja vu!)
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To: count-your-change

I am so sad she had to wake up in such a violent way. A muslim mob raped liberal suffers worse than our typical inner city mugged liberal.

I hope Laura can connect the dots to the efforts of Demnocrats and Rinos instituting Shira in the name of Muslim tolerance in the US.

Women can not afford to tolerate Islam in the US.


45 posted on 04/29/2011 10:19:51 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Gondring

First hand experience of how women are treated in this culture... glad she lived to talk about it.


46 posted on 04/30/2011 5:54:45 AM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: pnh102

She lived to lie about it. Self esteem is more important then truth ya know


47 posted on 04/30/2011 5:59:33 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. D.E. +12 ....( History is a process, not an event ))
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To: Baseballguy

Exactly.


48 posted on 04/30/2011 7:56:05 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$
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To: definitelynotaliberal

The triumphant “revolutionaries” did this, NOT the regime.
In fact, once the Egyptian women found her, Eyptian army soldiers rescued her.

I was surprised to find that Lara has small children. I hate what happened to her, but why would a mother go into such a dangerous situation un-armed and un-protected??

The stupidity fits the media template, though.


49 posted on 04/30/2011 10:52:11 AM PDT by La Enchiladita (Remember, Reflect, Renew: 2011, 10 years since 9/11. Never Forget.)
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To: Gondring
She told the Times: 'The very nature of what we do - communicating information - is what’s undoing these regimes. It makes us the enemy, whether we like it or not.

Sad that she had to endure such trauma and learn absolutely nothing from the experience. She wasn't raped because she was "communicating information" and it probably wasn't partisans of "the regime" who did it.

50 posted on 04/30/2011 2:38:25 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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