In an interview with CNN yesterday, journalist Mona Eltahawy discussed her assault by Egyptian riot police, who broke her arm and hand and groped her repeatedly:

What happened to me is just a taste of what happens to so many Egyptians. The brutality of Egyptian security forces has long been documented, and I experienced just a bit of it. And I know that because I'm a journalist and because I'm Egyptian-American and I have dual citizenship, and because they think I'm a quote-unquote professional respectable person, they probably gave me a lighter treatment. I know that if I had been an Egyptian with fewer privileges I would've fared much worse.