The woman who set off a storm of worldwide condemnation against the Gadhafi regime has finally escaped (literally) Libya and crossed into Tunisia.
May 9, 2011

The woman who set off a storm of worldwide condemnation against the Gadhafi regime has finally escaped (literally) Libya and crossed into Tunisia. Via CNN:

Tunis, Tunisia (CNN) -- Eman al-Obeidy, who garnered worldwide attention for her vocal rape allegations against the regime of Moammar Gadhafi, says she has fled Libya, fearing for her safety.

Al-Obeidy told CNN that she crossed into Tunisia on Thursday with the help of a defecting military officer and his family.

She said she had left Tripoli in a military car, wearing a head cover that hid everything except one eye.

Al-Obeidy said she entered at the Dahibah border crossing disguised "in the local manner" and was not challenged. She described the trip from Tripoli as "very tiring."

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