2018 Oslo Freedom Forum
May 30, 2018
Libyan peace activist and researcher Asma Khalifa shares how she got involved in the struggle for her country's civil society during the Libyan Revolution. She explains the importance of efforts made by individuals to rebuild the country in times of war and destruction, including how she worked in a field hospital treating wounded soldiers from both sides of the conflict. She urges others to recognize that peace is only achieved when opposing sides engage with and acknowledge the other's differences and shared humanity.