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Andersoncooper Nir Rosen claims he didn't know nature of attack on #LaraLogan. We confront him with his own words. #ac360 10p
Originally posted by burdman30ott6
Originally posted by speculativeoptimist
Was she actually raped?!:
"Brutal and sustained sexual assault"
Media/criminal sympathist doublespeak for "rape."
Remember way back in the 80s when we had crimes whose names elicited anger at the perpetrators and sympathy for the victim? "Rape", "Murder", "Armed Robbery", and "Molestation" were deemed too charged, too likely to cause the average person to actually feel emotions towards the criminal and for the victim. These words were changed to muddy the waters enough to cause people to be unsure about what the feel. Terms like "sexual assault" these days can mean anything from verbal harassment to grabbed to raped, thus people are less likely to know instantly whether the accused should be slapped on the wrist or castrated and hung by the neck.
Originally posted by Steam
Nothing surprising here, given that she was in a Muslim majority country where the women have to wear headscarves and covered from head to toe in order to not get raped by men.
The men in these countries are so primitive and have zero self restraint that even the sight of a woman's hair is considered provocative and she is then fair game.
When will these people get out of the stone age???
Originally posted by gladtobehere
reply to post by burdman30ott6
Why would it be unreasonable to presume that US backed Mubarak goons were behind this?
Originally posted by ipsedixit
The harassmap.org website is worth checking out. Note all the categories of harassment and also, below the map there is a graph showing a huge spike in incidents/complaints since the beginning of this year.
I wonder if there is anything else going on here. Could it be that politically motivated fake thugs went on a harassment campaign in Cairo, preliminary to the demonstrations against Mubarak, in order to increase the level of emotional upset preparatory to taking to the streets? I wouldn't doubt it. If this is what happened, I would be open to the suspicion that this shows the tracks of intelligence agencies at work. It's the kind of thing, sneaky, dirty, that one would expect from some of our favorite three letter agencies, who have whole departments of well trained hooligans thinking of such pranks and tactics.
Rape has been a weapon of war, in Bosnia and in Africa and elsewhere. Is sexual harassment a weapon of political provocation by those with a serious interest in "regime change?"edit on 16-2-2011 by ipsedixit because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by TheOracle
We take our security for granted but only the law and police force may dissuade crimes from happening.
When there is chaos like in the Egypt revolution, it's fair game for everyone. The ones standing out will be picked on (like an attractive foreign journalist wrongly accused of working for Israel) . Women are the most at risk and whoever sent her there should be sacked.
Never forget, the semblant of law and order will not change our vicious human nature.
Originally posted by ipsedixit]
To my eyes, this is highly suspicious and fits right in with the notion that the harassment of women prior to Mubarak's fall was a coordinated campaign.
Originally posted by hawkiye
Well said Proto! I doubt those the raped her knew who she was and that she defended them.
I would point her to the 2008 broadcast on the Al-Aribiya network of a female (!) lawyer arguing that it’s OK for Muslim men to sexually assault Israeli women, because the Jews have “raped the land.”