235. Samira Ibrahim (Activist, Egypt)

Samira Ibrahim, a Marketing Manager by profession was subjected  her and other female protesters to forced “virginity tests,”  by Egyptian soldiers. She sued the military, and in December a civilian judge ruled the humiliating practice illegal.

http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2111975_2111976_2111959,00.html

Advertisements

One thought on “235. Samira Ibrahim (Activist, Egypt)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s