Gadhafi's Men Sue al-Obeidi for Rape Allegations Libyan woman's case against men was dropped: spokesperson By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff Posted Mar 29, 2011 8:34 AM CDT 4 comments Comments A Ministry of Information official, center, removes Iman Al-Obeidi from the Rixos hotel in Tripoli Saturday March 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Albert Facelly, Sipa Press) (Newser) – First, Iman al-Obeidi was hauled off and perhaps held hostage after accusing members of Moammar Gadhafi's militia of rape—now, she's being sued. “Oh, yeah, they have filed a [civil] case,” a government spokesperson tells the New York Times. "The boys who she accused of rape are bringing a case because it is a very grave offense to accuse someone of a sexual crime.” He also says al-Obeidi's case against the men was dropped because she would not undergo a medical exam. Click for more on al-Obeidi.