When the Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi was captured and killed in October , no one was in any doubt about the horrors he had. Gaddafi’s Harem has ratings and reviews. Kaveh said: هر تصوری This is not an easy book to read, but it is a book that needs to be read nonetheless. Best books like Gaddafi’s Harem: The Story of a Young Woman and the Abuses of Power in Libya: #1 Shamed: The Honour Killing That Shocked Britain – by th.

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He even raped the woman and daughters of his generals.

About the first half of the book and in my opinion gaddafi most engrossing is a firsthand account of one of Gaddafi’s “girls. I will be interested in the reaction of Libyans. Most Read on IOL.

Deeply disturbing book and utterly shocking, especially for the fact that such a public figure can get away with such horrendous crimes for forty odd years. Second, The writer also missed to emphasize and to conclude one important thought: Although inmates of the Presidential Dungeon were allowed brief trips outside the gates of the palace, anyone who tried to leave was generally coerced back usually by threatening the families.

Zuma to embark on new career – as a musician. I had wanted him to live. This book is very disturbing yet an important document of the Gaddafi years ggaddafi Libya.


He was a sick human being.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Cojean was shocked and overwhelmed by the account, and she followed up on it by i Respected French journalist, Annick Cojean, was in Libya shortly after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi.

She was wearing a black shawl covering a mass of thick hair pulled into a bun, large sunglasses, and loosely flowing pants.

Many of the episodes in the book are too distressing to relate here, but it is sufficient to say they would turn even the strongest of stomachs. Much of the book contains the story of one woman, but her story is followed by information no one might know about in the patriarchal society gaddadi blames the innocent for crimes perpetrated against them.

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What will happen to the profiled women if and when their identity is discovered? Vivid in description and powerfully written. She waited, anxiously, and then spoke before I could answer: English Choose a language for shopping. Read more Read less. Harek very interesting book, showing two worlds that were taking place in one country, two contradictory worlds, the suffering of women, the lavish expenditures and throwing of money awaywhile the real Populations is benefitting little of, the book showed what the real psycho character of the assissinated dictator was likeand the real face of Libya of today!

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She was about to tell it: Soon afterwards, she was summoned to Bab al-Azizia, Gaddafi’s palatial compound near Tripoli, where she joined a number of young women who were violently abused, raped and degraded by Gaddafi. This is the opposite of a light read.


Gaddafi’s Harem: The Story of a Young Woman and the Abuses of Power in Libya

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Never a first-person testimony. He was fond of brutal, violent rape and caused internal injuries in many women. After weeping and lamenting over her situation, her family ultimately decided that she was no more than a slut.

She found it curious that no women appeared in any films, photographs, or reports dealing with the ouster of Gaddafi. She had to talk—the memories were too much to bear silently. This was a very depressing book for me. In foreign affairs, he could best foreign leaders with unseen yet obvious trysts baddafi wives, daughters and appointees.

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Nov 20, jeand99 rated it it was ok. It makes me sad for mankind. Disturbing, eye-opening and sad that the masses of women brutalized by this disgusting man have never been able to get justice for the horrors they were forced to endure. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.