Ban Ki-moon attacked in Cairo

Ahram Online , Monday 21 Mar 2011

The UN secretary general was verbally assaulted by protesters in Cairo on Monday

Ban Ki-moon
Pro-Gaddafi protesters chant slogans against intervention in Libya(Photo: Reuters)

Supporters of Col Muammer Gaddafi, Libya's autocratic leader, attacked UN chief Ban Ki-moon today on his way from the Arab League headquarters to Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo.

Journalist Sawsan Abu Hussein was among the tens of protesters against the UN's sanctions on Libya. The protesters surrounded Ki-moon and attacked him verbally. They also chanted anti-UN  and pro-Gaddafi slogans.

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