Photograph courtesy Lynsey Addario/VII network. Featured in Aperture issue 201.
Click here to hear photojournalist Lynsey Addario’s account of being captured, along with three others, by Libyan rebels in March. Addario was interviewed by Morning Edition co-host Renee Montagne, and she relates how they were taken by Moammar Gadhafi’s soldiers after retreating from rebel fire at a checkpoint near Benghazi. They were released on March 21 after several days of abuse and threats to their lives. Lynsey Addario: At War, a selection of images focused on women soldiers in Afghanistan, was featured in Aperture magazine issue 201.