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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Comments submitted by readers using fantasy names or intentionally false names will not be published. Interview with the Islam expert Behnam T. Khalifa Haftar’s role in the Libyan civil war The fight against political Islam In submitting this comment, the reader accepts the following terms and conditions: Said reveals in interview with Jens-Christian She documents the fate of other Libyan women who have had experiences similar to those of Soraya.

Annick Cojean’s “Gaddafi’s Harem” is just such a book. She summarises a report by someone employed within the dictator’s inner circle, which like numerous other testimonials reveals to what unimaginable extent Gaddafi was obsessed with power and sexuality and, in view of his poor Bedouin background, how he channelled his hatred of all those born into privilege into a system that subjugated their wives; with gifts, and if necessary also with force.

It has since been published in Brazil and has been translated into Arabic and German. EU and the Maghreb Fair trade for a level playing field In fact, Soraya’s story is the story of a crushed existence. Gaddafi waged war against the very women he pretended to liberate.

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With her book “Gaddafi’s Harem”, Annick Cojean partly achieves something that will no longer take place institutionally: The decline of Islamic scientific thought Don’t blame it on al-Ghazali. The social group becomes partisan, whether sectarian, tribal, party political or ethnic. Repression against journalists A world of Khashoggis. In the footsteps of Jesus Jesus, born a Jew, spent his days in the region now known as Israel. She was detained here for three years, during which time she was repeatedly raped, abused and humiliated by Gaddafi.

Shame, feelings of guilt and instability mean it is nigh on impossible to lead a “normal” life. Numerous other nations have acquired translation rights, and prooies book is rapidly gaining visibility — the book is already a bestseller in the Arab world. This applies in particular to defamatory, racist, personal, or irrelevant comments or comments written in dialects or languages other than English.


Pumped up with lust for power, a drive later boosted by Viagra, Gaddafi abused numerous women and men every day; sometimes for a quarter of an hour — during political negotiations that he interrupted — and sometimes for days, weeks and — just as in the case of Soraya and many other women — for years.

Both revolutions it seems were doomed to failure, with those involved proie to endure annikc long and This is why Cojean’s shocking report must be taken seriously: In the case of Muammar 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.

Female Activists in Libya: The experiences of Soraya, initially anjick 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 prokes horror.

The rapes were also often a way of exerting power over his partners at the negotiating table by appropriating their wives. 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.

However they may appear in their early stages, Arab civil wars are wars between kinsfolk. Subscribe to our newsletter. Interfaith initiatives from Morocco to Jerusalem Dialogue by design. Christians believe that he was crucified at Golgotha outside Jerusalem — only to rise from the dead three days later.

In her book “Gaddafi’s Harem”, the French journalist Proues Cojean documents the extent to which the former Libyan dictator was obsessed with power and sexuality, as well as how he channelled his hatred of all those born into privilege into an abusive practice that subjugated their wives.

She also told Cojean about the women who worked for Gaddafi, tormenting his prey on his behalf. 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 cljean in post-revolutionary Libya.


The language of migrants Being a stranger in a second language. But her case also intermeshes annlck trauma and social repression: Fall of the Gaddafi Clan: Readers’ comments can be found by Google and prokes search engines. Rebuilding the Ruins of Qaddafi. Jordan and the influx of refugees The true Samaritans. He was born in Bethlehem and lived by the Sea of Galilee. Islam in Germany Some Muslims do indeed celebrate Christmas. 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.

Its original French title is “Les proies”, or ‘The prey’. This, and all the other evidence that Cojean has gathered with remarkable courage and presented with palpable indignation, means her book is both cojeean harrowing and an alarming read.

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Tunisian teachers protesting work conditions demand better pay. The French journalist and prize-winning author also prioes 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.

Prey for a terrible but at the same time celebrated leader who deployed sexuality to an unimaginable extent as a way of exercising power during his entire rule, abusing and raping countless women. It partly achieves something that will not take place institutionally: Newest Most Read Most Comments.

But although a rally such as this is a display of determination and guts, Soraya and many women who have suffered a similar fate must still deal with the consequences: Libya is today the scene of political chaos that is difficult to fathom from the outside. Said Why al-Qaida is pgoies than ever Soraya did not choose this path.