More than 100 members of civil society organizations and the Arab Network of Electoral Management Bodies participated in a regional conference organized by the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) on Sunday and Monday. The Minister of Women’s Affairs, Dr. Horiya Termal, female representatives from the House of Representatives, Libyan Women’s …
Libya’s Presidential Council signed with the Netherlands, Switzerland and the U.N. Mission in Libya a declaration of intent to “enhance cooperation to integrate human rights in the political and national reconciliation process,” revealed Dutch Ambassador Dolf Hogewoning on Monday.
Prime Minister of former Tripoli-based “Government of National Salvation”, Khalifa al-Ghwell, made discreet visit to Paris on 14 May, preparing to return to front lines of the Libyan political scene & play leading role against the current Prime Minister, Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh, according to Africa Intelligence website.
The “National Constants Forum” has rejected the 13th constitutional amendment, stressing the need to end the current political division by holding legislative elections to come out with one body that represents everyone, away from regionalism, partisanship, tribalism and quotas.
Aguila Saleh, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, said on Saturday the House will not accept that the Government of National Unity, led by Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh, supervises the elections which is planned by the end of the year.
Human rights organizations in Libya on Saturday welcomed the International Criminal Court’s move to issue arrest warrants for suspects allegedly involved in international crimes in Libya.
Sources from rebel factions in Darfur that maintain a presence in southern Libya told MEE that the Libyan general Khalifa Haftar pushed his forces towards Sudan, promising the RSF that he would provide them with advanced anti-aircraft cannons.
When boats with refugees are at risk of capsizing in the Mediterranean Sea, the speed of rescue operations is essential. Any delay in the emergency response can lead to serious bodily harm or the loss of life.
Chief of General Staff of Libyan Army, Lt. Gen. Mohamed Al-Haddad, has stressed the need to support the military establishment in order to restore stability, and divorce the stage of infighting once and for all.
The Libyan Parliament Speaker, Aguila Saleh, was briefed on the progress of the work of the High National Elections Commission (HNEC).