Egyptian Court Wisely Bans Military's Use Of Virginity Tests

Finally a bit of positive news on the treatment of women protesters in Egypt: today a court issued an order banning those awful virginity tests that were being performed on female detainees after the March 9th protests in Cairo's Tahrir Square. » 12/27/11 12:05pm 12/27/11 12:05pm

Woman Sues Egyptian Military For Administering 'Virginity Tests'

Even after Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stepped down, there were reports of at least 18 female protesters being subjected to so-called "virginity tests" by military authorities. One official explained that they had to make sure the women had already had sex, because otherwise they could have accused the officers of… » 10/24/11 11:51pm 10/24/11 11:51pm