Tahrir Terror

Female demonstrators are out in force in Cairo

In a marked change from the original revolution, Egyptian women constitute roughly half of the protestors in Cairo's Tahrir Square, where they are calling for change. For two years, Tahrir Square has gained notoriety as an unsafe zone of intense assault, where local women as well as foreign reporters have been publicly raped. Despite the danger, women have joined the throngs of protestors rallying in the square. Monitoring groups report that on Sunday alone, nearly 50 women were attacked.

Read it at the Wall Street Journal

July 2, 2013 5:03 PM