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Egypt: Sexual Assaults on Female Protesters

It's sadly not a one-time occurrence: a large group of men drags a woman away from her friends. They surround her, and tear off her clothes. If she manages to escape, they chase after her. It doesn't matter whether she's wearing Muslim clothing or western.

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Harassment, physical attacks, mass sexual assaults: the number of crimes against women in Egypt has risen drastically over the past several months, particularly near Tahrir Square.