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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Les proies

Egypt acquits 43 NGO workers on illegal funding charges. Subscribe to our newsletter. She was detained here for three years, annkck which time she was repeatedly raped, abused and humiliated by Gaddafi. Prey for a terrible but proiea 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.

However they may appear in their early stages, Arab civil wars are wars between kinsfolk.

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. When we think about terrorism in the Arab world today, the first name that springs to mind is IS, not al-Qaida. Tunisian teachers protesting work conditions demand better pay.

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. Jesus, born a Jew, spent his days in the region now known as Israel.

Rebuilding the Ruins of Qaddafi. She also told Cojean about the women who worked for Gaddafi, tormenting his prey on his behalf. 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. The social group becomes partisan, whether sectarian, tribal, party political or ethnic.

Libya is today the scene of political chaos that is difficult to fathom from the outside. Newest Most Read Most Comments. And this is why Annick Cojean’s book is so important: Christians believe that he was crucified at Golgotha outside Jerusalem — only to rise from the dead three days later.


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Last year, the author was awarded the “Grand Prix de la Presse Internationale” for her book “Les proies”. It partly achieves something that will not take place institutionally: Two governments, one in the west and one in the east, are fighting for supremacy. In the footsteps of Jesus Jesus, born a Jew, spent his days in the region now known as Israel.

The decline of Islamic scientific thought Don’t blame it on al-Ghazali. In fact, Soraya’s story is the story of a crushed existence.

Gaddafi waged war against the very women he pretended to liberate. Fighting against Regression Libya after the Revolt: This is because there was and is a wall of fearful silence in Libyan society, which bolsters Soraya’s isolation and helplessness to this day.

Repression against journalists A world of Khashoggis. There are books that really are the “axe for the frozen sea within us”, as Kafka once said. With her book “Gaddafi’s Harem”, Annick Cojean partly achieves something that will no longer take place institutionally: Comments submitted by readers using fantasy names or intentionally false names will not be published. The French annkck 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 cjoean his men scrupulously exploited their influence within institutions such as schools, universities, film, shows and theatre to supply Gaddafi with women.

After this, they were unable to return to their families — a single annifk still has no place in Libyan society. Experts within the country itself estimate that at least 2, people are currently affected — and this figure probably represents only the tip proids the iceberg. But although a rally such as this is a display cojwan determination and guts, Soraya and many women who have suffered a similar fate must still deal with the consequences: He was born in Bethlehem and lived by the Sea of Galilee.

Les Proies : Annick Cojean :

The rapes were also often a way of exerting power over his partners at the negotiating table by appropriating their wives. 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. Its original French title is “Les proies”, or ‘The prey’.


Cojean, aghast, documented Soraya’s experiences. Islam in Germany Some Muslims do indeed celebrate Christmas. Leave this field blank.

The second part of the book collates the results of Annick Cojean’s research. Said Why al-Qaida is stronger than ever 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 of all those born into privilege into oroies abusive practice that subjugated their wives.

But her case also intermeshes personal trauma and social repression: 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 cljean 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.

Interview with the Islam expert Behnam T. Many of them had previously been raped by the “great leader”, or “Papa Muammar”, as he liked to be known. During this entire period, every day of her life was overshadowed by despotism, violence and fear. Jordan and the influx of refugees The true Samaritans.

Female Activists in Libya: Both revolutions it seems were doomed to failure, with those involved forced to endure a long and Skip to main content. It publicises Gaddafi’s crimes thereby giving victims a voice — at last. Pumped up with lust for power, a drive later boosted by Viagra, the Libyan dictator abused annicj women and men every day.