In Egypt, the ear of a Coptic Christian was cut off
by partisans of the new regime
In Tripoli, more than 250 women say
they were raped by Qadaffi's thugs
In Egypt, the new regime holds "virginity checks"
to make sure the girls' hymens are intact
("These girls are not like your daughter or mine,
these girls camped out in tents with male protestors,"
the general, who requested anonymity, explained)
In Syria the mutilated corpse of a thirteen-year old boy
was returned to his parents
with bullet wounds, electric-shock burns,
cigarette burns and whip marks.
His neck was broken, his penis cut off,
and his father, his brother, and his uncle
went to jail for circulating video
of the body on YouTube and Al-Jazeera