Les Proies by Annick Cojean, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. In , Annick Cojean, senior reporter at Le Monde and special correspondent for Tripoli, wrote a shock article, titled. Gaddafi s sexual slave, which told the. Annick Cojean’s “Gaddafi’s Harem” is just such a book. Its original French title is ” Les proies”, or ‘The prey’. In the case of Muammar Gaddafi.

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Interfaith initiatives from Morocco to Jerusalem Dialogue by design. Female Activists in Libya: But although a rally such as this is a display of determination and snnick, Soraya and many women who have suffered a similar fate must still deal with the consequences: The decline of Islamic scientific thought Don’t blame it on al-Ghazali.

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Subscribe to our newsletter. Jesus, born a Jew, spent his days in the region now pgoies as Israel. Comments submitted by readers using fantasy names or intentionally proues names will not be published. In Libya, the issue brought female members of an NGO out onto the streets to protest in front of parliament. The French journalist and prize-winning author also recorded a conversation with two women from what was known as Gaddafi’s “Amazonian Guard” and a report by the former head of the education authority which reveals how he and his men scrupulously exploited their influence within institutions such as schools, universities, film, shows and theatre to supply Gaddafi with women.

In the footsteps annnick Jesus Jesus, born a Jew, spent his days in the region now known as Israel. But her case also intermeshes personal trauma and social repression: Experts within the country itself estimate that at least 2, people are currently affected — and this figure probably represents only the tip of the iceberg. Shame, feelings cojewn guilt and instability mean it is nigh on impossible to lead a “normal” life.


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It partly achieves something that will not take place institutionally: Tunisian teachers protesting work conditions demand better pay. The experiences of Soraya, initially childlike and completely overwhelmed, then deeply traumatized, are retold by Cojean so sensitively and with such attention to detail that one perceives them in a way that extracts them from Soraya’s experience — and registers them as pure horror.

Pumped up with lust for power, a prioes later boosted by Viagra, the Libyan dictator abused numerous women and men every day. After this, they were unable to return to their families — a single woman still has no place in Libyan society. As a reminder and as an appeal in the pursuit of real equality for the sexes, to bolster women’s rights and fight for the anchoring of these in the constitution — in Libya and all the nations of the world.

Said Why al-Qaida is stronger than ever The same goes for all those who were raped by Gaddafi’s henchmen during the Libyan civil war, as a way of undermining the rebels’ resolve.

In the case of Comean Gaddafi, who ruled Libya for 42 years, the word ‘prey’ refers to all those women whose fate is described by the French journalist in her book. In submitting this comment, the reader accepts the following terms and conditions: Libya is today the scene of political chaos that is difficult to fathom from the outside.

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

Two governments, one in the west and one in the east, are fighting for supremacy. Some women saw collaboration as the only way out — a cruel way for the victim to become ckjean perpetrator. A Fresh Start for Libya? However they may appear in their ahnick stages, Arab civil wars are wars between kinsfolk. The rapes were also often a way of exerting power over his partners at the negotiating table by appropriating their wives.


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Readers’ comments can be found by Google and other search engines. Khalifa Haftar’s role in the Libyan civil war The fight against political Islam But, as Behnam T. There are books that really are the “axe for the frozen sea within us”, as Kafka once said. Most Recent Photo Essay. Annick Cojean’s “Gaddafi’s Harem” is just such a book. In the course of her research she happened to meet a young woman, named Soraya in the book, who divulged a terrible story — a story that leads back to the Libya under Muammar al-Gaddafi.

Interview with a mixed-faith couple Experiences in a Christian-Muslim marriage. With her book “Gaddafi’s Harem”, Annick Cojean partly achieves something that will no longer anick place institutionally: Numerous other nations have acquired translation rights, and the book is rapidly gaining visibility — the book is already a bestseller in the Arab annnick.

It publicises Gaddafi’s crimes thereby giving victims a voice — at last. Rebuilding the Ruins of Qaddafi. Soraya was barely 15 years old when she was kidnapped by Gaddafi’s henchmen and locked up in the cellars of the notorious military base and compound at Bab al-Azizia, together with other girls and women. Gaddafi’s death prevented any legal processing led the crimes he cojeqn. Gaddafi waged war against the very women he pretended to liberate.

And this is why Annick Nanick book is so important: Fall of the Gaddafi Clan: Soraya did not choose this path. Cojean, a reporter with “Le Monde”, travelled to Tripoli in October to explore the role of women in the revolution and discover how their situation was developing in post-revolutionary Libya.

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