1/5 Abdullah Fasi a 23 year old engineering student who stormed the Benghazi Khatiba while under machine gun fire during the first night of the Libyan revolution on the 15th February 2011.
2/5 Mohammed Darrat was Colonel Gaddafi’s first political prisoner for attempting a coup in 1970. He was sentenced to 30 years in prison.
3/5 A portrait of 48 year old Mahdi Ziu hangs in the Benghazi court house and media centre. Mr Ziu drove a into the walls of the Benghazi military barracks on a suicide mission to clear the walls and allow protesters into the government police complex.
4/5 Shams Din Fadelala and his wife inside a small house constructed of found materials and tin sheets in the shanty town area of Benghazi. A former Gaddafi supporter now revolutionary,
5/5 Iman Bugaighis is a spokesperson for the new revolutionary council in Benghazi.
The ‘Heroes of Benghazi’ for the Observer on Sunday Magazine.