Dec
21

Brian Kagen pick: “Martial-arts trained ‘lady guards’ latest security craze in Egypt,” by Ben Wedeman, CNN

“In a slightly musty gym in the Cairo suburb of Heliopolis, three young women in head scarves are learning how to defend themselves.

Their teacher, a huge man in loose black trousers and a white tunic, is instructing them in the finer points of Aikido, a Japanese martial art.”

Brian Kagen is an avid web researcher with a particular interest in martial arts. His training background includes both judo and aikido. He has contributed hundreds of article links over the years for AJ readers.

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Comments

  1. …the very concept of “sexual harassment” translates poorly into the Egyptian vernacular…

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