Hana El Hebshi

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Hana El Hebshi with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and First Lady Michelle Obama in 2012.

Hana Elhebshi or Hana El Hebshi is a Libyan activist and architect.[1] In 2012 she received the International Women of Courage Award.[1]

During the Libyan revolution, Hana advised NATO on strikes. She also made public how many people Gaddafi's government killed during the war.[2] She did this under the name "Numidia".[1][1][3] She also fought for women's rights in Libya.[4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "2012 International Women of Courage Award Winners". state.gov. Retrieved 2014-09-06.
  2. Taryn Luna (6 March 2012). "Pittsburgh first U.S. city to spend time with courageous women". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 10 June 2015.
  3. "Women honored by U.S. for their courage - SFGate". sfgate.com. Retrieved 2014-09-06.
  4. "Congressional Record, Volume 158 Issue 61 (Thursday, April 26, 2012)". gpo.gov. Retrieved 2014-09-06.

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