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Praise for "Gaddafi's Harem" "An absolutely fascinating book."--Tina Brown, speaking on NPR Morning Edition "Deeply disturbing . . . [Cojean] makes her case solidly. . . . Cojean's dogged reporting leads us to the same sad path the world has trudged down before. It is the weakest--the poor, the women, the children--who suffer the most."--"Minneapolis Star Tribune" "Acclaimed French journalist Annick Cojean unveils the deranged dictator's deviant sexual regime and his enslavement of young women throughout the country. The details are shockingly graphic and the stories horrifying, made even more so by the victim-shaming that has silenced the women in the aftermath."--"New York Daily News" "Not only should Cojean be praised for her unveiling of Gaddafi's sexual atrocities, but more importantly, she has drawn attention to the severe improvement needed concerning women's rights in Libya."--"Libya for the Free" "Annick Cojean provides a fact-based corrective to those fooled by Gaddafi's illusions, specifically those impressed by the radical feminist image evoked by his once highly visible--and sexily transgressive--corps of 'Amazon' body guards."--"Libya Now" "In this compelling work of non-fiction, renowned French journalist Annick Cojean tells a story that is the stuff of nightmares. . . . An important book for anyone interested in women's rights, social justice and international news."--"Winnipeg Free Press" "Cojean traces the tragic arc of Soraya's life under Gaddafi's iron rule--and reveals the systematic abuses of the despot who palled around with world leaders in public and who submitted his subjects (both male and female, powerful and lowly) to his cruel private lusts."--The Daily Beast "Exposes the full extent of Gaddafi's brutality. . . . It's hard not to weep at the cruelty one man inflicted on so many. . . . [But Cojean's] persistence and Soraya's courage have been rewarded. The fact that Cojean's book h --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Annick Cojean, special correspondent for "Le Monde," is one of France s most widely admired journalists. She chairs the committee for the Prix Albert Londres, the French equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize, and won the prize herself in 1996. She is the author of several books."
A brilliantly written book giving an account of a young victim of Gaddafi who has bravely given her story to the public. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Giles Whittard
I didn't know that this went on under Gaddafi's regime!! and I certainly didn't understand why bigger fish in the sea didn't do anything to stop this abuse!! Read morePublished 2 months ago by Angela3
This book deserves to be of world wide recognition. The truth of Gadaffi's regime needs to be heard and become what people think of when they hear his name - rapist, sadist, and... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Lucy Harper
i found this book so interesting and a bit of an eye opener. it really is worth a read.Published 4 months ago by Anna Taylor
A must read. Its hard to believe these rapes were and still are ignored.Published 5 months ago by Aileen Forbes Byrne