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PHOTOS: Human Shield Guards Women Protesters From Sexual Assault in Tahrir Square

Rodrigo Mejia

The 2011 ousting of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was a watershed moment for millions of Egyptians and for world politics. But it was also a time where numerous cases of sexual violence against women protesters and reporters were recorded. The recent uprising against President Mohamed Morsi has sadly seen a return of similar instances, and some have had enough. Egyptian men have taken to task protecting women protesters, and are shown forming a human shield in these powerful photos.

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