French Reporter Attacked On-Air

  • France 24 Reporter Sonia Dridi was attacked in Cairo on Saturday well giving a live interview. See video below at the 1:50 mark. 
  • Dridi says that about 50 men in the square surrounded and started to touch her, attempted to rip her clothes off and tried to drag her away from a male correspondent. The group sought refuge from the mob in a nearby restaurant. 
  • Attack occurred in the same square where CBS correspondent Lara Logan was sexually assaulted in February 2011. 

NY Daily News - French TV journalist Sonia Dridi attacked by out-of-control protesters in Cairo in same square where CBS’ Lara Logan was sexually assaulted