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Benghazi's displaced: A litmus test for LibyaWith two brothers in jail, the family house gone and her papers lost in the battle for Benghazi, Fatma is finding it hard to restart her life at the other end of Libya but impossible to imagine going back. The 26-year-old is one of around 185,000 Libyans the United Nations has recorded as displaced by the turmoil in the North African country, living in the capital Tripoli and barred from her eastern home city, where a rival administration holds sway.Former Benghazi residents are not the only ones driven from their homes: Fighting turned the 6 million strong country into a patchwork of rival fiefdoms after Moammar Gadhafi was ousted by a pro-democracy uprising in 2011 .Fatma's family rushed to sell her house to a neighbor; the Tripoli-based council of displaced from Benghazi says other homes were taken by the families of forces linked to Haftar's Libyan National Army.Residents loyal to Haftar said some houses abandoned by people they described as terrorists were now inhabited by families whose own homes had been destroyed.Reuters did, however, meet some Benghazi residents living in Tripoli who said they travel home without getting questioned.
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