Libya: Unspeakable Crime

In the shadow of an anonymous room, a man painfully utters fragments of words. Words that speak about an ancient, shameful, overwhelming wound: a rape, committed by soldiers during the 2011 war. Through his words, and those of other men who finally dare to speak after years of silence, the extent of mass male rape gradually resurfaces.


  • Year: 2018
  • Duration: 70 mins
  • Production: Cinétévé
  • Director: Cécile Allegra
  • Available Versions: ENG, FRA
  • Country of production: France


  • Awards: Grand Prix “Mediterranean Challenges”(Primed 2018, FRANCE); Prix Reporters sans Frontières pour les droits humains en hommage à Olivier Quemener (FIGRA 2019, France) Festivals: FIFDH Geneva (Switzerland), Primed 2018 (France), Nominated for Prix Europa 2018 (Germany), ’Fighting Stigma Through Film’ PSVI Film Festival 2018 (UK), FIGRA 2019 (France)

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