Author Hisham Matar on the Revolution in Libya 'Libyans Are Rediscovering What It Means to Be a People'

Libyan author Hisham Matar's father was been imprisoned for years by Moammar Gadhafi's regime. Matar spoke to SPIEGEL ONLINE about the future of his country, Europe's role in supporting Gadhafi's dictatorship and the need for truth and reconciliation in Libya if the despot falls.
Libyan author Hisham Matar on Gadhafi: "He is my enemy."

Libyan author Hisham Matar on Gadhafi: "He is my enemy."

Foto: PHILIPPE WOJAZER/ Reuters
Interview conducted by Carsten Volkery