48,000 Internally Displaced Libyans Can't Go Home 7 Years On

Tawerghans have been dispersed around the country since the uprising that ousted Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. In August of that year, the entire civilian population fled approaching anti-Gaddafi armed groups, predominantly from Misrata, fearing attacks and reprisals.

Children at the site for people displaced from the town of Tawergha during the 2011 Libyan civil war. "Airport Road / Turkish compound" site in Tripoli, November, 2011.

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