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At UN Assembly, senior Libyan official calls for sanctions against political spoilers

27 September 2014 – The international community must either be willing to impose sanctions against those who hinder Libya’s political and security process, or say clearly that Libyans alone have to face terrorism, a senior official of that country told the annual debate of the United Nations General Assembly in …

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Ban calls on Libyan parties to forge consensus, safeguard democratic transition

25 September 2014 – Warning that Libya is in “deep crisis,” United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on all parties in the country to peacefully resolve the ongoing conflict, and safeguard the democratic transition under way since 2011.

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Understanding the New War for Post-Liberation Libya

Libya is entering a dangerous new phase in its post-liberation politics. While rival militias fight for key political and economic footholds across the country, those members of the legislature still occupying their seats and a number of senior government officials have decamped from Tripoli and fled to a Greek car …

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Libya: Assassinations May Be Crimes Against Humanity

(Beirut) – An assassination spree between September 18 and 20, 2014, left at least 14 people dead in some of the bloodiest days this year in the eastern city of Benghazi. The dead included two young activists, members of the security forces, an outspoken cleric, and five other civilians.

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