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Libya / Uprising / A Woman's Story #991000

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 29, 2011
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The story of the Libyan woman, Eman el-Obeidy, who claimed leader Muammar el-Kadhafi's forces raped her, updated; details given about what the family is saying while the woman is missing; scenes shown from Libyan state TV of a report that claims to include the woman, Eman. [Mother Aisha AHMED†- {thru translator} speaks against Kadhafi.] What Eman said on Saturday in a Tripoli hotel reviewed; scenes shown of the woman speaking out about her rape, being grabbed by plainclothes people, who also attacked journalists and then dragged her out of the hotel.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier interview with a Libyan man from Tripoli about Eman. [Voice of MAN - says she is a hero for overcoming fear.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Benghazi: Reza Sayah) What was learned about the woman, Eman, from interviewing the family, who made extreme statements against Kadhafi, the significance of the defiant message from the family defending Eman's honor discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Tripoli: Nic Robertson) What the Libyan government is not saying about Eman's whereabouts, the significance of her story to the uprising, how the government is trying to control the narrative of what is happening here discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Sayah, Reza;
Robertson, Nic

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