Posts Tagged ‘Libya’
Life after the Libyan revolution has devolved into lawlessness and Islamic State–linked extremism...not a progressive or safe place to be. So, who went going right into the thick of post-Qaddafi Libya to bring us in-depth reporting and insight? Progressive, hard-hitting VICE NEWS.
Three years after the Libyan revolution and the subsequent downfall of its dictator Muammar Qaddafi, the country has descended further into chaos and insecurity. Rebel militias, radical Islamists, and former Qaddafi commander Khalifa Haftar are among the different groups vying for power and oil wealth, creating a vacuum in which violence and militancy reign supreme.
VICE News filmmaker Medyan Dairieh was there – in Libya in 2011 – to witness the revolution. Now, he goes back; to embed himself with the 17th February battalion, a rebel group fighting against Haftar’s forces and for Libya’s Future as a nation.
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