Photographer based in Cairo, Egypt >> Shawn Baldwin

Libya Revolution

Businessmen outside a Visa International meeting this week in a hotel in Tripoli, Libya, under a portrait of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, who is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the system of government he instituted. There is much talk of economic, but not political, change. February 2007.
  
Rebel fighters fire a rocket toward governmet troops on the frontline, near Brega, Libya. March 2011.
  
Rebel fighters embrace in front of a burning tank in the town of Ajdabiya, Libya, following allied airstrikes ealier in the day and the retreat of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi’s forces. March 2011.
     
  
People walk through the remains of dozens of destroyed vehicles belonging to forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, after a coalition air strike earlier in the day, outside of Benghazi, Libya. March 2011.
  
Volunteer medics at a field hospital clean the body of 21-year-old Abdel Aziz Al-Bawel, an anti-Gaddafi fighter, who was killed by a sniper's bullet on the front line in Sirte, Libya. September 2011.
  
Men move the body of an anti-Gaddafi fighter who was killed by a sniper on the frontline at petrol station that was converted into a field hospital on the western outskirts of Sirte, Libya. September 2011.
     
  
An anti-Gaddafi fighter gestures next to a friend who was badly injured on the frontline at petrol station that was converted into a field hospital on the western outskirts of Sirte, LIbya. September 2011.
  
A wounded anti-Gaddafi fighter grimaces as he is brought into a petrol station that has been converted into a field hospital on the western outskirts of Sirte, Libya. September 2011.
  
Volunteer medics perform triage on wounded anti-Gaddafi fighters spread out across the floor at a field hospital on the western outskirts of Sirte, Libya. September 2011.
     
  
Rebel fighters are seen through the window of a car that was destroyed during clashes with government troops outside of Ajdabiya, 100 miles south of Benghazi, Libya. March 2011.
  
Thousands of Libyans demonstrate against the government in Tripoli and in favor of the no fly zone during a rally in Benghazi, Libya. March 2011.
  
The remains of some 50 bodies that were burnt in a warehouse sometime in the last few days in Tripoli, Libya. According to press reports the victims are believed to be Libyan civilians arrested by pro-Gaddafi loyalists for interrogation. As the Libyan rebel forces were advancing, the pro-Gaddafi forces acted to cover up the bodies of the people they were interrogating, they threw in grenades and then had subsequently set fire to tyres inside of the warehouse to cover up the bodies, locals said. August 2011.
     
  
A suspected pro Gaddafi fighter from Chad who rebel forces say they captured with an RPG sits in the back of a pickup truck on the outskirts of Sirte, Libya. September 2011.
  
A picture of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi sits beside a pile of trash in Tripoli, Libya. August 2011.
  
Libyans celebrate in Martyr's Square (formerly known as Green Square) in Tripoli, Libya. September 2011.
     
  
A rebel fighter makes his way towards the town of Ajdabiya, 100 miles south of Benghazi, Libya during clashes with government troops. March 2011.
  
A rebel fighter severly injured by an explosion during clashes with government troops is taken from a car outside of Ajdabiya, 100 miles south of Benghazi, Libya. March 2011.
  
The brother of a rebel fighter severly injured by an explosion during clashes with government troops weeps outside of Ajdabiya, 100 miles south of Benghazi, Libya. March 2011.
     
  
Rebel fighters cook meat over a fire near the front line on the outskirts of Ras Lanuf, Libya. March 2011.