On Saturday a Libyan woman, Eman al-Obaidi, ran into a room full of journalists crying that she had been raped and beaten by Qaddaffi forces.
More details are emerging regarding Lara Logan‘s brutal attack in Egypt on the day President Mubarak resigned.
Last Friday, CBS News war correspondent Lara Logan was brutally sexually assaulted in Egypt, an incident that Bill O’Reilly called “one of the worst stories we’ve seen.”
Nir Rosen was on Anderson Cooper last night to discuss his resignation from NYU yesterday, following his cruel mocking of Lara Logan’s brutal attack in Egypt.
That was fast. And well-deserved!
It’s difficult to watch this interview knowing as we do now what awaited Lara Logan upon her return to Egypt, but it also provides a fascinating window into the mindset of reporters who cover dangerous events for a living. Especially considering what followed.
CBS News has released a statement that on 2/11 in Egypt, Lara Logan “suffered a brutal and sustained sexual assault and beating.”
On his Friday HBO show Bill Maher responded to news that Lara Logan, chief foreign affairs correspondent for CBS News, had been detained and subsequently released in Cairo in fairly typical fashion: