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Egypt’s naked blogger is a bomb aimed at the patriarchs in our minds | Mona Eltahawy

November 20, 2011


View this story on the Guardian Comment is free By posing naked, Aliaa Mahdy has brilliantly challenged the misogyny and sexual hypocrisy of Egypt’s leaders Mona Eltahawy · 18/11/2011 · The blog of 20-year-old Egyptian blogger Aliaa Mahdy Photograph: Aliaa Mahdy When a woman is the sum total of her headscarf and hymen – […]

IMF leader charged with assaulting N.Y. hotel maid

May 16, 2011


By Geraldine Baum and Kim Willsher Los Angeles Times NEW YORK – Dominique Strauss-Kahn, head of the International Monetary Fund, was due in a Manhattan courtroom Sunday to be arraigned on sexual-assault charges alongside weekend petty criminals – and before an audience of well-dressed French journalists, tourists, and New York tabloid reporters. Strauss-Kahn, leader […]