Women hold a picture of Eman al-Obaidi during a protest in Benghazi ...
Mar 27th, 2011
(Reuters) - Women hold a picture of Eman al-Obaidi during a protest in Benghazi March 27, 2011. Al-Obaidi made a desperate plea for help on Saturday, slipping into the Tripoli hotel full of foreign journalists to show bruises and scars she said had been inflicted on her by Muammar Gaddafi's militiamen. As reporters gathered to hear her story, security guards grabbed the woman, bundled her into a car and drove her away following a brawl in which several journalists were beaten. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem (LIBYA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) -
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