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Gadhafi Was a Serial Rapist, Claims French Author

Annick Cojean of Le Monde describes former Libyan ruler Moammar Gadhafi's use of rape in her new book, “Les Proies, Dans le Harem de Kadhafi" ("The Prey, Inside Gadhafi’s Harem"), which will be available in Arabic this month and English next year.
Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi (L) is welcomed by National Assembly president Bernard Accoyer before meeting with lawmakers from France's lower house of Parliament in Paris December 11, 2007. Gaddafi is visiting France for the first time in 34 years, seeking to bolster his international standing after decades as an outcast of the West.        REUTERS/Christophe Ena/Pool    (FRANCE)

PARIS – Annick Cojean set off for Libya in October last year, just days before former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi was killed by angry rebels, to document the role of Libyan women in the revolution.

She soon learned the International Criminal Court and the US State Department have accused Gadhafi’s supporters of using rape as a weapon of war. 

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