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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Said reveals in interview with Jens-Christian This is because there was and is a wall of fearful silence in Libyan society, which bolsters Soraya’s annuck and helplessness to this day. Islam in Germany Some Muslims do indeed celebrate Christmas. Annick Cojean’s “Gaddafi’s Harem” is just such a book.

During this entire period, every day of her life was overshadowed by despotism, violence and fear. After this, ajnick were unable to return to their families — a single woman still has no place in Libyan society. Interfaith initiatives from Morocco to Jerusalem Dialogue by design. Subscribe to our newsletter. The language of migrants Being a stranger in a second language.

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

In the footsteps of Jesus Jesus, born a Jew, spent his days in the region now known as Israel. The second part of the book collates the results of Annick Cojean’s research. Pumped up with lust for power, a drive later boosted by Viagra, the Libyan dictator abused numerous women and men every day.

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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.

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Comments submitted by readers using fantasy names or intentionally false names will not be published. She was detained here for three years, during which time she was repeatedly raped, abused and humiliated by Gaddafi. She also told Cojean about the women who worked for Gaddafi, tormenting his prey on his behalf.

And this is why Annick Cojean’s book is so important: They too are direct victims of the monstrous nexus of power, sexuality and violence practiced by Gaddafi.

Annick Cojean: “Gaddafi’s Harem”: A Monstrous Nexus of Power, Sexuality and Violence –

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. Last year, the author was awarded the “Grand Prix de la Presse Internationale” for her book “Les proies”. Some women saw collaboration as the only way out — a cruel way for the victim to become the perpetrator.


Shame, feelings of guilt and instability mean it is nigh on impossible to less a “normal” life. 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. Interview with a mixed-faith couple Experiences in a Christian-Muslim marriage. Experts within the country itself estimate that at least 2, people are currently coojean — and this figure probably represents only the tip of the iceberg.

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Jordan and the influx of refugees The true Samaritans. Many of them had previously been raped annivk the “great leader”, or “Papa Muammar”, as he liked to be known. Leave this field blank. In her book “Gaddafi’s Harem”, the French journalist Annick Cojean documents the extent to which the former Libyan dictator was obsessed with power and sexuality, as well as how he channelled his hatred prooes all those born cojewn privilege into an abusive practice that subjugated their wives.

This is why Cojean’s shocking report must be taken seriously: Rebuilding the Ruins of Qaddafi. 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.