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Monday, March 28, 2011

The Mysterious Case Of Iman Al-Obeidi

Hands from hotel employees trying to grab her, and foreign journalist attempting to protect her, surround Iman Al-Obeidi, right, who said she spent two days in detention after being arrested at a checkpoint in Tripoli, Libya, and was sexually assaulted by up to 15 men while in custody. (AP)

Hands from hotel employees trying to grab her, and foreign journalist attempting to protect her, surround Iman Al-Obeidi, right, who said she spent two days in detention after being arrested at a checkpoint in Tripoli, Libya, and was sexually assaulted by up to 15 men while in custody. (AP)

Jonathan Miller of the UK’s Channel 4 News was at a hotel in Tripoli over the weekend when Libyan woman named Iman Al-Obeidi burst into the lobby, claiming that she had been raped by Gadhafi supporters. Miller describes what happened and how he ended up flat on his back on the ground.


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