2010 Linfield graduate on street in Libya documenting the uprising

OPB broadcast an interview with Nadia Abraibesh ’10, who is documenting protests in the streets of Benghazi, the city that led the revolt against Gadhafi. 

Abraibesh traveled to her father’s homeland after graduation to meet her Libyan family, and despite dynamite explosions shaking the house where she is staying, she has decided to remain in the country.

She is shooting hundreds of photos, talking with people who helped establish a free press, and rallying with freedom marchers in the streets. Although her Arabic is still rudimentary, Abraibesh is assisting journalists with translation.

A trip to visit family leaves Portland woman on front lines of Libyan revolution, OPB

Families ties spark a return to roots, Linfield Magazine