11/5/2006 police crackdown on Cairo Spring

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security intimidating VOA reporter

I received this message from my friend Hannah Allam:

Hi, ya Hossam! …. you’ll never believe what I found while cleaning out old emails. Attached is the sound Challiss McDonough recorded when Amn el Markazi attacked me when I was covering protests back in 2006! Not sure if you remember, but you helped pull me over a car to escape them. Challiss caught it all on tape – my screaming, the blows from the batons, and, best of all, you telling me at the end, “Good girl!” hahahahahahahaha! Classic!
It also reminded me how long you’ve been at this, and how much the revolution must mean to you.