Middle East

September 21, 2011

For Libyans, photos of the dead recall their sad history

In the main square of this coastal city, portraits of the dead cover every wall. This makeshift memorial is where Benghazi families can, for the first time, share their private heartbreak over the victims of Gadhafi's 42-year rule in the newly renamed Freedom Square. Similar displays are springing up in other cities, grim illustrations to the Libyan story of suffering and, finally, rebellion.

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