Post-War Tensions in Libya

Video Transcript

Up until 2012, Libyans had that reputation, the people from Benghazi, of being the man of the country. The people who fought against Italian occupation were from Benghazi. The Sanusi were from that region. So, they were known to be fighters, brave. The upheaval against Gadhafi started in Benghazi again. But the city that really struggled, it's not Benghazi. Benghazi, maybe [a] couple weeks; it's Misrata. Misrata went under heavy bombing. And now people from Misrata feel they are the people of [unclear] now. I mean, they have huge weight on whatever is decided in Tripoli.

In this video, an Algerian national discusses the rebellions in Libya.