Destroyed building in Misrata
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Misrata: Signs of hope in a shattered Libyan city

With most of the Libyan capital Tripoli under opposition control, the reality that Col Gaddafi's regime has crumbled is sinking in across the country.

Those who have been fighting for change in the past six months can for the first time focus their attention on the post-Gaddafi era.

Jonathan Head reports from Misrata, a city which experienced a brutal five-month siege that left much of it in ruins.

  • 27 Aug 2011
  • From the section Africa