Les Proies by Annick Cojean, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. 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. Les proies Annick Cojean. 2 likes. Book. Les proies Annick Cojean. Book. 2 people like this topic. Want to like this Page? Sign up for Facebook to get started.
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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. Islam in Germany Some Muslims do indeed celebrate Christmas.
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Les Proies : Dans Le Harem de Khadafi
Gaddafi’s death prevented any legal processing of the crimes he perpetrated. Shame, feelings of guilt and instability mean it is nigh on impossible to lead a “normal” life. 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.
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The rapes were also often a way of exerting power over his partners at the negotiating table by appropriating their wives. 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.
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. Fall of the Gaddafi Clan: Some women saw collaboration as the only way out — a cruel way for the victim to become cojeann perpetrator. This is why Cojean’s shocking report must be taken seriously: With her book “Gaddafi’s Harem”, Annick Cojean partly achieves something that will no longer lrs place institutionally: Egypt acquits 43 NGO workers on illegal funding charges.
It partly achieves something that will not take place institutionally: After this, they were unable to return to their families — a single woman still has no place in Libyan society.
The social group becomes partisan, whether sectarian, tribal, party political or ethnic. But, as Behnam T. Khalifa Haftar’s role in the Libyan civil war The fight against political Islam Said reveals in interview with Dojean Female Activists in Libya: Annick Cojean’s “Gaddafi’s Harem” is just such a book. Interview with a mixed-faith couple Experiences in a Christian-Muslim marriage.
She was detained here for three years, during which time she was repeatedly raped, abused and humiliated by Gaddafi. Numerous other nations have acquired translation rights, and the book is rapidly gaining visibility — the book is already a bestseller in the Arab world. Jordan and the influx of refugees The true Samaritans.
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.
She documents the fate of other Libyan women who have had cpjean similar to those of Soraya. 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. In fact, Soraya’s story is the story of a crushed existence.
Annick Cojean: “Gaddafi’s Harem”: A Monstrous Nexus of Power, Sexuality and Violence –
The second part of the book collates the results of Annick Cojean’s research. EU and the Maghreb Fair trade for a level playing field 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. She summarises a report by someone employed within the dictator’s inner cojeaan, 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.
In Libya, the issue brought female members of an NGO out onto couean streets to protest in front of parliament. Gaddafi waged war against the very women he pretended to liberate.
Skip to main content. Civil wars in the Middle East The Arab issue of kith and kin Two governments, one in cojesn west and one in the east, are fighting for supremacy. Interview with proiee Islam expert Behnam T. This, and all the other evidence that Cojean has gathered with remarkable courage and presented with palpable indignation, means her book is both a harrowing and an alarming read.
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The news that General Khalifa Haftar had been rushed to the military hospital in Paris on 5 April for the treatment of a serious health problem caused a variety of reactions Comments submitted by readers using fantasy names or intentionally false names will not be published. 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: This report forms the first part of her book. The decline of Islamic scientific thought Don’t blame it on al-Ghazali.
Libya is today the scene of political chaos that is difficult to fathom from the outside.