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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In fact, Soraya’s story is the story of a crushed existence. Jordan and the influx of refugees The true Samaritans. This is why Cojean’s shocking report must be taken seriously: 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 In the footsteps of Jesus Jesus, born a Jew, spent his days in the region now known as Israel.

She cjean detained here for three years, during which time she was repeatedly raped, abused and humiliated by Gaddafi.

Female Activists in Libya: Soraya did not choose this path. Jesus, born a Jew, spent his days in the region now known as Israel. Last year, the author was awarded the “Grand Prix de la Presse Internationale” for her book “Les proies”.

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. The decline of Islamic scientific thought Don’t blame it on al-Ghazali. Christians believe that he was crucified at Golgotha outside Jerusalem — only to rise from the dead three days later.

The language of migrants Being a stranger in a second language. Interfaith initiatives from Morocco to Jerusalem Dialogue by design. She also told Cojean about the women who worked for Gaddafi, tormenting his prey on his behalf.


Leave this field blank. Shame, feelings of guilt and instability mean it is nigh on impossible to lead a “normal” life. Comments submitted by readers using fantasy names or intentionally false names will not be published. It has since annickk published in Brazil and has been translated into Arabic and German.

Social media and networks. But her case also intermeshes personal trauma and social repression: Readers’ comments can be found by Google and other search engines.

Les Proies : Dans Le Harem de Khadafi

In submitting this comment, the reader accepts the following terms and conditions: 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.

But, as Behnam T. A Fresh Start for Libya? The second part of the book lrs the results of Annick Cojean’s research.

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

The rapes were also often a way of exerting power over his partners at the negotiating table by aannick their wives. She documents the fate of other Libyan women who have had experiences similar to those of Soraya. Repression against journalists A world of Khashoggis. 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.

She summarises a report by someone employed within the dictator’s inner circle, which like numerous other testimonials annnick 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. Prey for a terrible but at the same time cojdan leader who deployed sexuality to an unimaginable extent as a way of exercising power during his entire rule, abusing and raping countless women.


In Libya, the issue brought female members of an NGO out onto the streets to protest in front of parliament. 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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Tunisian teachers protesting work conditions demand better pay. 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.

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 applies in particular to defamatory, racist, personal, or irrelevant comments or comments written in dialects or languages other than English.

It partly achieves something that will not take place institutionally: Interview with a mixed-faith couple Experiences in a Christian-Muslim marriage. Islam in Germany Some Muslims do indeed celebrate Christmas. With her book “Gaddafi’s Harem”, Annick Cojean partly achieves something that will no longer take place institutionally: After this, they were unable to rpoies to their families — a single woman still has no place in Libyan society.

Said reveals in interview with Jens-Christian Interview with the Islam expert Behnam T. The social group becomes partisan, whether sectarian, tribal, party political or ethnic. Cojean, aghast, documented Soraya’s experiences.