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VICE News Archives: The Rebels of Libya

In the summer of 2011, VICE co-founder Shane Smith headed into rebel-controlled eastern Libya, traveling from the Egyptian border to Benghazi and then onto the front lines in Misrata to document the violent revolution.

by VICE News
Nov 6 2014, 10:29pm

Tim Freccia

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In the summer of 2011, VICE co-founder Shane Smith headed into rebel-controlled eastern Libya, traveling from the Egyptian border to Benghazi and then onto the front lines in Misrata to document the violent revolution.

There, he watched watched the push for freedom against one of recent history's most tyrannical dictators, Muammar Gaddafi.

"The Rebels of Libya" takes you into the heart of the Libyan revolution, where the stakes are simple: victory or death.