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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Cojean, aghast, documented Soraya’s experiences. This report forms the first part of her book. With her book “Gaddafi’s Harem”, Annick Cojean partly achieves something that will no longer take place institutionally: The social group becomes partisan, whether sectarian, tribal, party political or ethnic. This applies in particular to defamatory, racist, personal, or irrelevant comments or comments written in dialects or languages other than English. 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.

Les Proies : Dans Le Harem de Khadafi

Civil wars in the Middle East The Arab issue of kith and kin Tunisian teachers protesting work conditions demand better pay. 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: Rebuilding the Ruins of Qaddafi. Islam in Germany Some Muslims do indeed celebrate Christmas.

The language of migrants Being a stranger in a second language. She was detained here for three years, during which time she was repeatedly raped, abused and humiliated by Gaddafi.

He was born in Bethlehem and lived by the Sea of Galilee. Its original French title is “Les proies”, or ‘The prey’. 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.


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.

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Said reveals in interview with Jens-Christian Annick Cojean’s “Gaddafi’s Harem” is just such a book. Christians believe that he was crucified at Golgotha outside Jerusalem — only to rise from the dead three days later.

Pumped up with lust for power, a drive later boosted by Viagra, the Libyan dictator abused numerous women and men every day. A Fresh Start for Libya?

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

Newest Most Read Most Comments. There are books that really are the “axe for the frozen sea within us”, as Kafka once said.

Shame, feelings of guilt and instability mean it is nigh on impossible to lead a “normal” life. Female Activists in Libya: She also told Cojean cohean the women who worked for Gaddafi, tormenting his prey on his behalf. After this, they were unable to cojran to their families — a single woman still has no place in Libyan society. EU and the Maghreb Fair trade for a level playing field It partly achieves something that will not take place institutionally: Some women saw collaboration as the only way out — a cruel way for the victim to become the perpetrator.


Gaddafi’s death prevented any legal processing of the crimes he perpetrated.

The second part of the book collates the results of Annick Cojean’s research. But, as Behnam T. Two governments, one in the west and one in the east, are fighting for supremacy. Skip to main content. Interview with the Islam expert Behnam T.

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 She documents the fate of other Libyan women who have had experiences similar to those of Soraya. Interview with a mixed-faith couple Experiences in a Christian-Muslim marriage. When we think about terrorism in the Arab world today, the first name that springs to mind is IS, not al-Qaida. In submitting this comment, the reader accepts the following terms and conditions: Interfaith initiatives from Morocco to Jerusalem Dialogue by design.

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. Jesus, born a Jew, spent his days in the region now known as Israel. And this is why Annick Cojean’s book is so important: 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.

Gaddafi waged war against the very women he pretended to liberate.

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