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

Hundreds Of Women Report Rape By Gadhafi's Forces

A survey of 59,000 Libyan refugees confirms reports that rape is being used as a weapon of war by Gadhafi's forces. Psychologist Dr. Seham Sergewa was treating children affected by the conflict when several mothers told her they were raped. She added a question about sexual violence to a survey she distributed in… » 5/31/11 5:00pm 5/31/11 5:00pm

Libyan Government Investigated For Viagra-Fueled Gang Rapes

New information out of Libya suggests the brutal rape Iman al-Obeidi suffered is far from an isolated incident. The International Criminal Court is investigating reports that rape is being used as a weapon of war by Gadhafi's forces, and hundreds of women have been victimized. » 5/18/11 11:40am 5/18/11 11:40am

Qaddafi’s Daughter & The Other Women On The Front Line In Libya

Amid headlines of NATO taking charge of air operations and CIA presence on the ground in Libya are headlines of three women in very different positions. Iman Obeidi, the woman who bravely told of her rape, is sadly still missing. » 3/31/11 10:11am 3/31/11 10:11am

Freed Female Times Journalist Describes Groping In Captivity

Among the four New York Times journalists just released after six days of captivity in Libya is one woman: Lynsey Addario, a photojournalist with a distinguished record in war zones. It appears from the journalists' accounts to their Times colleague that she was treated as badly and as well as her colleagues, with an… » 3/22/11 1:45pm 3/22/11 1:45pm