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Lynsey Addario: Sexually Abused American Journalist Provides Reason For War

LYNSEY Addario was held captive by pro-Gaddafi forces and along with three other American journalists – Tyler Hicks, Stephen Farrell and Anthony Shadid – beaten and threatened with being decapitated and shot.

Well, yes. This is war.

Addario is no fool. She’s a photojournalist with the New York Times, capturing in focus those moments that the camera phones can’t. She was captured at Ajdabiya. A Libyan punched her in the face.

“Then I started crying and he was laughing more.”

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Posted: 22nd, March 2011 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment