American reporter assaulted in Egypt in 2011 rehospitalized
Lara Logan, the American journalist who was brutally assaulted by a mob while covering the Arab spring in Egypt in 2011 has been readmitted to a hospital due to the complications stemming from the attack.
The journalist, it was reported, has gone back to the hospital she has been visiting for the past four years. The news was confirmed by Kevin Tedesco from 60 minutes who also wished Lara a speedy recovery.
According to sources, Lara still suffers from the effects of the infamous mob violence four years after the attack. Ed Butowsky a friend of the journalist has called the journalist “Stoic” in her facing of tragedy and describes his friend as a very strong woman.
Lara was one of dozens of journalists attacked by protests mobs in Egypt after Mubarak’s overthrow. Lara was sexually assaulted by a mob and was saved by the intervention of soldiers.
Logan had a career at Britain’s GMTV in 2001 at the start of the Afghan war. She later joined CBS and became a familiar face at 60 minutes. In 2013, following a wrong reporting on US diplomatic mission in Libya, she was placed on a leave of absence. Her last reporting was on ebola issue in Liberia.