Middle East

Fabricated ‘farewell sex’ story casts shadow on Egypt women’s rights

In this Monday, April 30, 2012 photo, an Egyptian women wearing the Niqab with Arabic writing that reads, "down with military rule," carries a metal pole as a weapon at the road leading to the Ministry of Defense, in Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo/Fredrik Persson)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on May 16, 2012, on page 8.




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