Hana El Hebshi

Libyan activist and architect

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

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

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]


  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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