Posts Tagged ‘Eman al-Obeidi’

  • Eman Al-Obeidi talks to CNN after escape to Tunis in amazariyah traditional headdress
    Similar to amazariyah. This taken in Morocco by David Sutherland Nic Robertson tells some of Eman Al-Obeidi’s story in this CNN interview. Eman shows CNN how she put on a traditional white Libyan headdress called an amazariyah which covers all but one eye. The amazariyah was given to her by the mother of a friend as a disguise during the car journey from Tripoli...
    by at May 8th, 2011 at 03:05 pm
  • Eman Al-Obeidi escapes Libya to Tunisia
    Eman Al-Obeidi being interviewed by Nic Robertson CNN in Tripoli weeks ago Twitter is burning up with the latest news of the Libyan heroine, Eman Al-Obeidi. She escaped Tripoli, Libya with the help of a defecting military officer and his family, crossing the Dahibah border disguised “in a local manner.” There were no challenges and she entered Tunisia without...
    by at May 8th, 2011 at 08:05 am
  • Eman Al Obeidi surfaces for interview in car with CNN
    Eman Al Obeidi in car CNN http://goo.gl/OB0t1 note: only brief excerpt.
    by at April 21st, 2011 at 02:04 pm
  • NPR and CNN Anderson Cooper interviews with Eman al-Obeidi
    Human Rights Now Kidnap, rape, escape, arrest, detention, release, re-arrest, harassment and finally despair. That’s the sad journey of Eman al-Obeidi who stormed onto the world stage at the Hotel Rixos in a desperate attempt to tell her story to international journalists. Here are two links interviews bringing the latest in a heroine’s journey that seems...
    by at April 5th, 2011 at 10:04 am
  • Eman Al Obeidi iconic Muslim woman victim sued by her rapists
    Eman Al Obeidi has committed several crimes in her culture. First she’s a woman. Second she has political opinions contrary to the ruling regime. In this case it’s Gaddafi. Third she was raped which is apparently more a crime for the woman than the assaulter. Finally she dared to speak out in front of foreign journalists at Hotel Rixos in Tripoli. That led...
    by at March 29th, 2011 at 11:03 am
  • Eman al-Obeidi is Libya’s Tank Man in Tiananmen Square
    Eman al Obeidi and journalists fend off Gaddafi thugs. Photo by Jerome Delay AP Her story has riveted everyone seeing the footage. Eman al-Obeidi (el-Obeidy, el Obeidi, al Obeidy), a Libyan woman from Benghazi was stopped at a checkpoint in Tripoli and detained for two days. Raped repeatedly by a group of 15 or so Gaddafi thugs, she was brutalized physically and mentally....
    by at March 26th, 2011 at 03:03 pm