As Twitchy reported earlier today, Egyptians are taking steps to address the misogynistic violence in Tahrir Square and are spreading the word via social media. A group of women created a special Twitter account, @TahrirBodyguard, to help combat sexual attacks on female protesters.
The account has now been inexplicably, repeatedly suspended by Twitter, placing the lives of Egyptian women at risk.
The group has set up a back-up account, @TahrirBGBackUp:
Since Twitter keeps [email protected] now reason, this is our back-up account. We won’t give up on protecting women in #Tahrir & its surroundings!