Egyptian general admits ‘virginity checks’ conducted on protesters

Shahira Amin CNN.com 5/31/2011

Cairo (CNN) — A senior Egyptian general admits that “virginity checks” were performed on women arrested at a demonstration this spring, the first such admission after previous denials by military authorities.

The allegations arose in an Amnesty International report, published weeks after the March 9 protest. It claimed female demonstrators were […]

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