* Women say these were threatened with prostitution charges
* General claims test out was to stop claims regarding sperm assault
CAIRO, May thirty-one (Reuters) - An Egyptian standard features claimed the government executed obligated " virginity tests " on womans protesters within March, CNN reported, actions of which have annoyed Egyptian activists who feedback demonstrations in order to condemn the actual incident.
"The females that were detained are not for instance a person's little girl or maybe mine," the U.S. broadcaster quotation this senior general, who seem to enquired not to ever possibly be named, when saying. "We did not really want these people to say all of us had sexually assaulted or raped them, therefore many of us were going to confirm they weren't virgins within the first place."
"These were being girls whom acquired camped out and about in tents using male protesters around Tahrir Square, and also most of us determined inside the tents Molotov cocktails in addition to (drugs)," this individual said.
Amnesty International have until now labeled around the govt to help consider claims that this affiliate marketer tortured and abused ladies rotting in jail while in the protests.
Rights groups said a minimum of 18 adult females ended up in jail on March 9, as soon as army officers forcibly removed Tahrir Square in Cairo, middle of the town belonging to the protests that toppled leader Hosni Mubarak within February. A navy council right now policies Egypt.
Some of people detained said this neglect integrated forced " virginity tests ", beatings, energy jolts in addition to strip searches when getting photographed by male soldiers. Continued.