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Portraits of squatters living in the Bab Al-Azizia compound in Tripoli.

Anwar Mohamed

‘I’ve been here for a year and a half. A lot of people started living here a year and a half ago. I’m a builder, but after the revolution I lost my job and I had to move out. Now there’s work, but it comes and goes.'

‘When we moved in, the apartment was just an open space. I built the interior wall and the window. It is now a decent place to live. The police never bother us, in fact, some times, they come around just to check that everything is alright.’

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