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Libya activists look to Biden to put screws on Khalifa Haftar

The UN-recognised government in Tripoli and its US allies are banking on the incoming President-elect Joe Biden administration to ramp up Washington’s focus on Libya and deal a death blow to the political ambitions of eastern commander Khalifa Haftar.

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Libyan legal organizations urge investigation into alleged bribes at LPDF in Tunisia

11 legal organizations and civil societies have lodged a complaint with the Libyan Attorney General over the “bribes given to participants of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum in Tunisia this month” and have called on the UNSMIL to continue their investigation for the allegations of bribery.

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Another woman has been murdered in Libya, but no one is being held accountable

A well-known lawyer and human rights activist was gunned down in Benghazi, Libya, on 10 November. Hanan Al-Barassi, known as the “Granny of Burqa”, was murdered at around 2pm in one of the city’s busiest streets. According to Benghazi’s security directorate, a group of “unidentified masked men” first tried to …

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56 LPDF members call for suspension of those accused of attempted political bribery at Tunis meeting

In an open letter published yesterday addressed to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonia Guterres, and Acting UNSMIL head, Stephanie Williams, 56 of the 75 members of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) demanded the suspension of membership from the LPDF of all those associated with the serious allegations …

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Media and CSO activists call for civil democratic state from LPDF

Several media organizations, journalists and human rights activists called on participants of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) in Tunisia, to reach a final, inclusive solution to the Libyan crisis to build a civil, democratic state in which the citizens enjoy social justice and equal rights, free from any violations …

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