Tripoli - Actor-activist Sean Penn says he admires Libyans for their courage in overthrowing Muammar Gaddafi.
Penn spoke during a visit to Tripoli on Wednesday.
He declined to comment on details about what he plans to do in the Libyan capital. But he told Associated Press Television News that he admires "the courage to say we want freedom. It's an extraordinary thing."
Standing outside a hotel, Penn also expressed confidence in Libya's efforts to make a transition to democracy.
He says that "an enormous price has been paid but I think that there is no question that they can follow it through".
The 51-year-old actor also has visited Egypt. He toured Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday.
24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.
American business magnate Donald Trump took to Twitter to slam South Africa again. Read More »
A Northern Illinois University is offering a course this semester on the HBO series Game of Thrones. Read More »
Fashion designer Carl Lagerfeld has just proved that fashion and tech can indeed go together!
South AfricaR600 000 Per Year
South AfricaR550 000 Per Year
HousesR 2 160 000
HousesR 14 500 000
TownhousesR 3 799 000