US Award for ‘Virginity Test’ Opponent Delayed over Tweets

RIA Novosti
Friday 8th March, 2013

MOSCOW, March 8 (RIA Novosti) – US Department of State postponed issung a human rights award to an Egyptian activist whose Twitter account turned out to contain anti-Semitic and pro-terrorism posts – added by hackers, she claims. Samira Ibrahim, 26, was due on Friday for the 2013 International Women of Courage Award along with nine other women from around the globe, including Russian investigative reporter Elena Milashina. However, she would not get the award until the situation is clarified with some of her hatemongering Tweets, Department of State spokeswoman Victoria Nuland sa…

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