The Gaddafi era is over - after four decades of dictatorship Libyans have an opportunity to dismantle his republic of fear and build something better. But will they?

Stephen Sackur speaks to Hisham Matar, a Libyan novelist whose own father remains one of the disappeared of the Gaddafi regime.

How quickly can Libyans heal their country's wounds?

25 minutes

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Sat 27 Aug 2011 01:05 GMT