Posted by: mulrickillion | November 18, 2011

Nude Blogger Riles Egyptians of All Stripes

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By Liam Stack and David D. Kirkpatrick, Nov 17, 2011 — CAIRO — Aliaa Magda Elmahdy apparently thought she was striking a blow for sexual equality and free expression in Egypt when she posted nude photographs of herself on a blog. Instead Ms. Elmahdy set off a wave of outrage here, stoking conservative Islamist sentiments that many liberals fear will undermine their prospects in the country’s parliamentary election next week. . . .

Aliaa Magda Elmahdy, Egypt’s Nude Blogger, Stirs Partisan Waters – NYTimes.com

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