lynsey addario, photographer

Unrest in Libya

Libyans demonstrate against Colonel Muammar el-Qaddafi, in Benghazi, Libya, February 26, 2011. Dangerous confrontations have been going on between opposition forces and those loyal to Col. Qaddafi across Libya.
  
Libyans work in the Committee of the 17th of February Revolution center in Benghazi, where the opposition is setting up its own government in opposition to Colonel Qaddafi, Libya, February 27, 2011.  Dangerous confrontations have been going on between opposition forces and those loyal to Col. Qaddafi across Libya.
  
Libyans walk through the former military headquarters in Benghazi, through areas they claimed were cells, bunkers, and underground prisons--though nothing could be verified--in a once-restricted area for civilians, in Benghazi, Libya, February 26, 2011. Dangerous confrontations have been going on between opposition forces and those loyal to Gadaffi
     
  
New volunteer fighters loyal to the opposition movement attend their first day of training at a base in Benghazi, in Eastern Libya, March 1, 2011. Dangerous confrontations have been going on between opposition forces and those loyal to Col. Qaddafi across Libya.
  
Kids play around a burning car in a residential neighborhood in Benghazi, in Eastern Libya, February 28, 2011. Dangerous confrontations have been going on between opposition forces and those loyal to Col. Qaddafi across Libya.
  
Bangladeshi workers carry their luggage across the grounds of the port in search of a ship to take them out of Benghazi, in Eastern Libya, as the fighting continues between opposition forces and those loyal to Col. Qaddafi across Libya, February 28, 2011. Thousands of workers living in Libya of various nationalities have fled the fighting across the country.
     
  
Opposition troops take positions as they push west outside of Ras Lanuf after taking the city back from troops loyal to Qaddafi in Ras Lanuf, in Eastern Libya, March 5, 2011. Dangerous confrontations have been going on between opposition forces and those loyal to Col. Qaddafi across Libya.
  
Opposition troops prepare tea at dusk at the main checkpoint near the refinery outside of Ras Lanuf as fighting between troops loyal to Qaddafi and the opposition continues between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jawaad west of Ras Lanuf, in Eastern Libya, March 8, 2011. Dangerous confrontations have been going on between opposition forces and those loyal to Col. Qaddafi across Libya.
  
Opposition troops fire at a government helicopter as it sprays the area with machine gun fire as the opposition was pushed back east out of Bin Jawat towards Ras Lanuf, the day after taking Ras Lanuf back from troops loyal to Qaddafi, in Eastern Libya, March 6, 2011. Heavy fighting went on throughout the day between both sides, as Qaddafi's troops hit the opposition with air strikes, artillery, and sniper fire.  Dangerous confrontations have been going on between opposition forces and those loyal to Col. Qaddafi across Libya.
     
  
Opposition troops at dusk at the main checkpoint near the refinery outside of Ras Lanuf as fighting between troops loyal to Qaddafi and the opposition continues between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jawaad west of Ras Lanuf, in Eastern Libya, March 8, 2011. Dangerous confrontations have been going on between opposition forces and those loyal to Col. Qaddafi across Libya.
  
Opposition troops are hit with artillery fire as they are pushed back east out of Bin Jawat towards Ras Lanuf, the day after taking Ras Lanuf back from troops loyal to Qaddafi, in Eastern Libya, March 6, 2011. Heavy fighting went on throughout the day between both sides, as Qaddafi's troops hit the opposition with air strikes, artillery, and sniper fire.  Dangerous confrontations have been going on between opposition forces and those loyal to Col. Qaddafi across Libya.
  
Opposition fighters, above, fired from a truck on Saturday before abandoning a checkpoint in Brega, as government troops move east, in Eastern Libya, March 12, 2011. Dangerous confrontations have been going on between opposition forces and those loyal to Col. Qaddafi across Libya.
     
  
Opposition troops run away from an airstrike at the main checkpoint near the refinery in Ras Lanuf as troops loyal to Qaddafi shell the area in Ras Lanuf, in Eastern Libya, March 11, 2011. Qaddafi's troops have been advancing East, and re-taking territory that had previously fallen to the rebels, as they batter the rebels with artillery and air strikes.
  
Male relatives and hospital workers wash the body of a nine year old boy in preparation for his burial, after he was killed while herding sheep in yesterday's fighting the day before in the hospital in Ajdabiya of those killed during fighting yesterday in al Brega, when Qaddafi's military fired air strikes and sent in ground troops around Al Brega to fight against opposition forces, in Eastern Libya, March 3, 2011. Dangerous confrontations have been going on between opposition forces and those loyal to Col. Qaddafi across Libya.
  
Male relatives and hospital workers wash the body of a nine year old boy in preparation for his burial, after he was killed while herding sheep in yesterday's fighting the day before in the hospital in Ajdabiya of those killed during fighting yesterday in al Brega, when Qaddafi's military fired air strikes and sent in ground troops around Al Brega to fight against opposition forces, in Eastern Libya, March 3, 2011. Dangerous confrontations have been going on between opposition forces and those loyal to Col. Qaddafi across Libya.
     
  
Relatives of Emad al Giryani weep over his body during his funeral the day after he was killed in fighting on the frontline in Ras Lanuf, in Eastern Libya, March 12, 2011. Dangerous confrontations have been going on between opposition forces and those loyal to Col. Qaddafi across Libya.
  
Opposition troops weep at the hospital in Ras Lanuf as soldiers are being brought in from the frontline west of Ras Lanuf during heavy fighting between troops loyal to Qaddafi in Ras Lanuf, in Eastern Libya, March 9, 2011. Dangerous confrontations have been going on between opposition forces and those loyal to Col. Qaddafi across Libya.
  
Opposition troops stand over the dead body of a fighter in the morgue at the Brega Medical Clinic  after a day of heavy fighting, in which government troops pushed rebels back east from Ras Lanuf, in Eastern Libya, March 11, 2011. Qaddafi's troops have been advancing East, and re-taking territory that had previously fallen to the rebels, as they batter the rebels with artillery and air strikes.
     
  
A soldier with the opposition weeps outside of the hospital in Ras Lanuf as soldiers are being brought in wounded and dead from the frontline west of Ras Lanuf during heavy fighting between troops loyal to Qaddafi in Ras Lanuf, in Eastern Libya, March 9, 2011. Dangerous confrontations have been going on between opposition forces and those loyal to Col. Qaddafi across Libya.
  
Families flee from Ras Lanuf as heavy fighting continues west of Ras Lanuf in Eastern Libya, March 8, 2011. Dangerous confrontations have been going on between opposition forces and those loyal to Col. Qaddafi across Libya.
  
Opposition troops burn tires to use as cover during heavy fighting, shelling, and airstrikes near the main checkpoint near the refinery in Ras Lanuf as rebel troops pull back from Ras Lanuf, in Eastern Libya, March 11, 2011. Qaddafi's troops have been advancing East, and re-taking territory that had previously fallen to the rebels, as they batter the rebels with artillery and air strikes.
     
  
Opposition troops pull back from the main checkpoint near the refinery in Ras Lanuf  as troops loyal to Qaddafi shell the area in Ras Lanuf, in Eastern Libya, March 10, 2011. Dangerous confrontations have been going on between opposition forces and those loyal to Col. Qaddafi across Libya.
  
Libyans with the opposition run for cover as a plane flies overhead, and artillery strikes land nearby, and smoke burns on the horizon during a day of heavy fighting and shelling on both sides between opposition troops and troops loyal to Qaddafi in Ras Lanuf, in Eastern Libya, March 9, 2011. Dangerous confrontations have been going on between opposition forces and those loyal to Col. Qaddafi across Libya.