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About Ibn Thabit

Although Ibn Thabit is largely unknown by the Western media, he's almost universally known among the Libyan diaspora. Since 2008, he has wage an underground rap struggle to overthrow Muammar al-Gaddafi; and when Gaddafi finally fell, Ibn Thabit abruptly announced his retirement.

Ibn Thabit has always distributed his music for free.

Articles by Ibn Thabit

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openDemocracy in conjunction with the University of East London is organizing a three-part event series on ‘The Tahrir Square Meme’ to be held at UEL's Dockland Campus. All the events are free and the public is encouraged to attend.

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