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From the frontline to the hospital

Posted on July 14, 2011 at 10:21am 0 Comments

A few kilometers from the frontline of Defniya, the volunteer doctors and nurses work with revolutionaries directly after they're injured from rockets and gunfire. Spending the day with the staff revealed emotional stories from the fighters and also those who are saving their lives. Both foreign and Libyan medical teams work around the clock to ensure care for those pushing West towards Tripoli.


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Revolutionary Graffiti

Posted on July 4, 2011 at 9:05am 0 Comments

Local youth express themselves with street art, seen here in Freedom Square in Misrata.  The revolution has been a jumping off point for creative activism throughout Libya. …


Clean up

Posted on June 27, 2011 at 5:00am 0 Comments

The pictures below show civilians working together to clean up the streets of Misrata yesterday. Notice the Libyan flag colors painted on the handles of the wheel barrel.


























Pellets + Rockets = Absolute Malice

Posted on June 25, 2011 at 11:47am 1 Comment

As if the rockets weren't enough, we see in these pictures that they are packed with ball bearings. As mentioned in the previous post, these rockets have been shelling Misrata daily. Luck happened to be present again, as no one was home when this rocket ripped through the ceiling. 

With this type of warfare, it is chance that keeps the fortunate civilian's of Misrata alive. This ever present threat filters everyday family life. The fear of attack stays fresh, as does the smell of…


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ISHTA Productions / One Day on Earth
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English, working on Arabic
What did you film on 12.12.12?
I am currently documenting the uprising in Libya with a focus on the youth movement in the East.

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At 7:01pm on April 26, 2011, Brandon Litman said…
Thank you Rachel for all your hard work. You are helping to document this very important part of a Nations story- congrats on all the success so far.
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