Libya's Lady Rebels

Photographer Sarah Elliott captures the major players in the violent eight-month struggle that led to the overthrow of brutal dictator Muammar Gaddafi. They risked everything to stand for their beliefs — and their country.

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January 24, 2012 10:20 AM
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Lady Rebels

"Women played a large but unsung role in the uprising," says Sarah Elliott. "My inspiration for these images was their lack of coverage."