CBS chief foreign correspondent, Lara Logan, lived an unimaginable nightmare back in February when she was attacked and sexually assaulted by a mob in Cairo, Egypt.
]]>interview with the New York Times. She is also expected to speak in detail on “60 Minutes” Sunday night (May 1). “For an extended period of time, they raped me with their hands,” Logan says, estimating that the group consisted of 200 to 300 men. The mob tore her away from her producer and bodyguard, ripping her clothes, groping and beating her. She adds that because of the nature of her attack, there is only her word. “The physical wounds heal. You don’t carry around the evidence the way you would if you had lost your leg or your arm in Afghanistan.” “What really struck me was how merciless they were,” she recalls. “They really enjoyed my pain and suffering. It incited them to more violence.” While Logan undoubtedly hopes to generate positive attention, support and action from her ordeal, she does not intend to give any additional interviews on the subject following the “60 Minutes” broadcast. Says she, “I don’t want this to define me.” Our thoughts are with Logan while she continues to heal.