Libyan Rape Victim Iman Al-Obeidi Is Now In The U.S.

Iman al-Obeidi is finally in the United States two months after she was deported back to Libya and began fighting to leave the country again. Obeidi spent 54 days in a U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees facility in Romania and arrived in New York last Wednesday. She then took a flight to the undisclosed location that… » 8/01/11 11:37pm 8/01/11 11:37pm

Iman al-Obeidi Is At Home, Still Under Constant Threat

CNN says it has conducted two phone interviews with Iman al-Obeidi, the woman who burst into a Tripoli hotel to describe her brutal gang-rape. Obeidi says she has been repeatedly kidnapped, beaten, and released since then. She also told a Libyan opposition site, "Had the media not taken interest in my case, I would… » 4/04/11 5:45pm 4/04/11 5:45pm

Libyan Woman Reportedly Sued By Her Rapists


Musa Ibrahim, a spokesman for the Libyan government, "expressed frustration" that he keeps being asked about Iman Obeidi, the woman who burst into a Tripoli hotel Saturday shouting about being gang-raped by Qaddafi thugs. But maybe that's because he's already expended so much energy lying about what happened to her. » 3/29/11 11:17am 3/29/11 11:17am

Libyan Rape Victim Shouts For Justice, Violent Melee Ensues

Iman Obaidi, who burst into a hotel dining room filled with foreign journalists Saturday, is probably not the only woman victimized by government thugs, it is a depressingly safe assumption to make. Although the journalists were unable to independently verify her story — they are essentially under lock and key of… » 3/28/11 10:10am 3/28/11 10:10am