Tag: Libya

September 20, 2011

What Drives War Crimes Investigator Cherif Bassiouni?

Cherif Bassiouni, known as the father of international criminal law, has investigated war crimes in Bosnia, Afghanistan, Iraq and, more recently, Libya and Bahrain. He spoke to the Women, War & Peace producers about his childhood in Egypt, his experiences in war zones, his motivations and aspirations.

August 29, 2011

New Allegations of Rape and Abuse Under Qaddafi

With rebels now in control of the Libyan capital and Qaddafi on the run, a slew of new stories are emerging about rape, sexual assault and physical abuse at the hands of Qaddafi, his sons and his henchmen.

August 16, 2011

Gloria Steinem on the Use of Rape as a Weapon

As reports of Qaddafi soldiers raping women emerge from Libya, we talk to feminist Gloria Steinem about the root causes of sexual violence against women in times of conflict.

July 29, 2011

Iman al-Obeidi Reaches U.S.

After stops in Tunisia, Qatar and Romania, the alleged Libyan rape victim has found a new home.

July 18, 2011

Born in a War Zone

In countries at war, pregnant woman are among the most vulnerable

May 6, 2011

Could Qaddafi be Charged with Using Rape as a Weapon?

The International Criminal Court is looking into reports of Qaddafi forces carrying Viagra and condoms in their pockets.