Amnesty International researchers have been in Libya looking at what’s happened in the country since the downfall of former leader Muammar al-Gaddafi. This is what they found:
The number of armed men at checkpoints, hanging about on street corners and patrolling airports has decreased dramatically in recent months in Libya. For many Libyans, life has returned to normal after the conflict. They enjoy the rights that come with the end of an oppressive regime and participate in the country’s emerging political life. They attend human rights workshops run by numerous organizations, and debate the past and current challenges facing Libya. In recent weeks, the second-hand book fair and the classic car show, both held on Tripoli Martyrs’ Square, have been attracting crowds of curious visitors.