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About Lindsey Hilsum

Lindsey Hilsum is International Editor for the UK's Channel 4 News and author of Sandstorm: Libya in the Time of Revolution.

Articles by Lindsey Hilsum

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Adam Bychawski is an editorial assistant at openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Desolation and despair in Libya: the murder of Salwa Bugaighis

Looking back, it feels as if Salwa Bugaighis embodied not the hopes and aspirations of the majority of her country's people but a dream of revolution, shared by a minority of educated Libyans and nurtured by western journalists and democracy activists, says Lindsey Hilsum

Is that what we fought for? Gaddafi's legacy for Libyan women

Women played a largely unreported role in last year’s revolution in Libya. Now they have to fight both Islamist and secular men if they’re to have any influence in the new Libya, says Lindsey Hilsum.

Iran/USA relations: tough transition from boxing to chess

Whose is the "clenched fist"? Is the Obama administration's opening to Iran only a change of body language? And will Iran feel inclined to respond?

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