Monday, October 22, 2012

Third female journalist attacked in Tahrir Square

First it was the American journalist Lara Logan who was violently assaulted covering a demonstration in Egypt's Tahrir Square. Then the British journalist Natasha Smith suffered the same fate. Now it's a Frenchwoman, Sonia Dridi, who has been sexually harassed by a group of men whilst covering a demonstration in Tahrir Square:

You can see Sonia Dridi being hustled off by a group of young Egyptian men in this video:




It's interesting that news services are still sending young female reporters to do this job, with such little protection, given the nature of these crowds. Are they trying to prove a point by exposing female journalists to such obvious dangers?

4 comments:

  1. Here's another video:
    Dutch Travel reporter visiting Iran gets molested

    "IN 2006 DUTCH JOURNALIST WENT TO IRAN TO FILM A TRAVEL SHOW WHERE A GROUP OF YOUNG IRANIAN MEN MOLEST HER IN BROAD DAYLIGHT BUT A SECURITY GUARD STEPS IN AND LEADS HER AWAY FROM THE CROWD TO SAFETY WHERE HE HIMSELF TRIES TO MOLEST HER AND ALL THIS UNFOLDS AND GETS CAPTURED ON CAMERA!!!!!"

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  2. Did you notice how the whitest looking man seems to be pushed away. Notice if she had a real man he could have protected her, also she probably should not be a reporter for a multitude of reasons this one included.

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  3. In 2006, Sheikh Taj el-Din al-Hilali, Australia's most senior Muslim cleric and the iman of Lakemba Mosque, said: "If you take out uncovered meat and place it outside... and the cats come and eat it... whose fault is it, the cats' or the uncovered meat?"

    In Australia, that's outrageous, and the Prime Minister at the time, John Howard, called it "appalling". Sheikh Hilali soon apologized.

    While he was wrong about what is appropriate in Australia, he seems to have been dead on about how things work in his own culture. If a woman is in her room, in her home, in her hijab, no problem arises. When the news companies drag these women in front of mobs of Muslim men, the men react like cats being baited by uncovered meat.

    It's a predictable reaction, and I can only assume that the news companies do it to get a "newsworthy" rise out of Muslim men.

    What this says about the desirability of importing large numbers of Muslims into Christian countries such as Australia ought to be obvious.

    The immorality of the media companies is also obvious.

    And while the women playing the role of bait can perhaps be acquitted by reason of naivety early on, now that years have gone by and everyone knows what the game is, my sympathy for them is diminished.

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  4. This is where liberal ideology implodes, on one side you have the "WOMEN CAN DO ANYTHING A MAN CAN DO", on the other you have "MUSLIMS/MID-EASTERNS ARE VICTIMS OF WESTERN PROGRESSION!" They can't defend the woman because that would mean that women aren't able to do things without men, and they can't defend the muslims because that would mean islam is not a religion of peace. (my brother actually sad islam is a religion of peace and I about hit the floor :( he brought up the crusades and implied that Christianity is bad while islam is good; yeah, he's really messed up in the head)

    Libtards don't want to admit that women are biologically smaller than men, and that mid-easterner's(the non-pc word would be muslims) it seems are savages that can't control themselves. Liberals also believe that criminal behavior is brought on by society oppressing the person, instead of the individual.

    Ironically, liberals hate Christianity which says that men and women are equal in the eyes of God, that we're meant to complement each other, that human impulses are to be self-controlled until marriage, and that mankind is corrupt from the very beginning, after the forbidden fruit eating of course :P.

    When my fiancee turns 21 next year I'm going to take her to get our carry permits, I may go shopping and I may take her to plays, but I'm still her protector and provider and when I can't protect her she'll have the gun I bought to make sure she's safe. I'm sorry to you Aussies and Europeans, besides the swiss(they all have guns there), you guys have your right to protect yourself taken away so that only criminals have weapons.

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