BirthdayNovember 24, 1972
BirthplaceAlgiers, Algeria

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Samira Bellil

    Full name: Samira Bellil
    Also known as: Samira Bellil, Bellil, Samira
    Professions: French activist

  2. Samira Bellil Death information

    Died: Tuesday, 7th of September, 2004 (Age: 31)

  3. Samira Bellil Biography

    Samira Bellil (November 24, 1972 – September 7, 2004) was a French feminist activist and a campaigner for the rights of girls and women.Bellil became famous in France with the publication of her autobiographical book Dans l'enfer des tournantes ('In the hell of the "tournantes" (gang-rapes)) in 2002. The book discusses the violence she and other young women endured in the predominantly Muslim immigrant outskirts of Paris, where she was repeatedly gang-raped as a teenager by gangs led by people she knew, and then abandoned by her family and friends. Her book is a portrayal of the predicament of young girls in the poor, outlying suburbs (banlieue) of French cities.The book is available in English (translated by Lucy R. McNair) as "To Hell and back" with the subtitle "The Life of Samira Bellil".

  4. Samira Bellil Family

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