Egyptian army denies ‘virginity tests’

Amnesty International says at least 17 women were forced to undergo “tests” after their arrest.

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Hundreds of Egyptians have held a demonstration in central Cairo against the army’s treatment of female protesters.

According to Amnesty International at least 17 women arrested in Tahrir Square were forced to have “virginity tests”. A military official has denied the allegations.

Al Jazeera spoke to one of those girls who have accused the army. This is her story.

Source: Al Jazeera