The woman was seized outside her residence on Wednesday and taken to an unknown location, where she was sexually abused by up to six men, the Philippines' Foreign Affairs spokesman Charles Jose told reporters.
She was released about two hours later and taken to hospital for treatment.
The incident took place only a few days after a Filipino construction worker was beheaded, amid allegations he was killed for not being a Muslim.
Following the latest incident, the Filipino government called for the evacuation of its 13,000 citizens in Libya, which has been rocked by violence in the last few months. (Continue Reading.)
Monday, August 4, 2014
Filipino Nurse Abducted and Gang-Raped in Libya
Things have gotten so bad for non-Muslims in post-Arab Spring Libya, the Philippines has called for the evacuation of all Filipinos from the country.