Libyan rebels cage black Africans, force-feed them flags
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Despite Libya’s scars, its rich history provides hope for the future
by Alia Al-Senussi
Libya today is a free Libya, but also a Libya plagued by a sad and violent history, a Libya that has not been able to progress for 42 years. Basic education, health care and infrastructure are integral to Libya’s success and its future. But art and culture can be and should be a huge part of the healing process as well as future development.
By integrating art and culture into the core efforts at transition from Moammar Gadhafi’s ruinous rule, we can transcend part of the trauma of war and violence and create a distinct national identity, free of speculation as to old tribal or political allegiances and accepting of the whole of Libyan society. The ruins of Leptis Magna, Sabrata, Cyrene (also called Shahhat) and all the other incredible remnants of Libya’s rich history can be an example of the glory of Libya’s past — but also its hope for the future.
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For Brasscheck TV’s past coverage of ethnic cleansing in Libya, click here