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Refugees with ‘stab wounds and beating marks separated from children’ after Tripoli crackdown, says MSF

People had “stab wounds, beating marks and [were] separated from children” after more than 600 people were attacked and detained by Libyan authorities in Tripoli on Monday morning, says Gabriele Ganci, head of MSF mission in Libya.

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Amazigh and Tuareg people in Libya propose solution to country’s crisis

The Supreme Council of Libyan Amazigh and Social Council of Libyan Tuareg proposed a political initiative to resolve the country’s crisis, suggesting in a joint statement on Saturday forming a committee of presidential candidates to devise a constitutional basis for elections and establishing a crisis government and unifying state institutions.

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Flames on the Horizon? … Libya may be heading toward new rounds of conflict in the aftermath of its recently aborted elections

Nearly ten years ago, in the summer of 2012, the citizens of Libya went to the polls for the first time in four decades to vote for a national legislature. It was a watershed moment in the country’s path after the overthrow and death of Libyan dictator Muammar al-Qaddafi at …

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Libya: Violence to Votes

“Why have you killed my father and my uncles and my grandfather? Where is the justice?” Libya’s journey since the Arab Spring has been tumultuous. And now with elections postponed, what hope is there for a transition to democracy? Al Jazeera’s Libya Reporter Malik Traina describes the challenges the country …

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Elections Can’t Fix What’s Wrong With Libya: A canceled presidential election might be just what the country needs.

Rather than offering a solution to Libya’s problems, an election might have simply compounded them. The existing election law hasn’t been accepted by all the participants; there are ongoing disputes over the eligibility of some of the main candidates and the eventual powers of the future president and parliament. If …

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National Forces for Change presents proposal for holding sequential elections, starting with parliamentary

Representatives of the National Forces for Change has presented a proposal to the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) for a sequenced approach to the electoral process with the holding of parliamentary elections first.

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HNEC to consult with all relevant parties on removal of causes of 24 December election delay

The High National Elections Commission (HNEC) will continue to consult with all parties and agencies concerned with the electoral process in order to remove the so-called force majeure factors that had led to the postponement of the 24 December 2021 elections.

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Libya’s election postponement farce: where do we go from here?

After weeks of uncertainty, Libya’s electoral commission recently suggested the elections be pushed back by a month to 24 January, owing to a lack of preparation and disagreements between different political forces on the legal basis of the poll.

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MPs: The electoral register marred by fraud

Members of the House of Representatives (HoR) met behind closed doors on Monday to listen to reports on the elections from the Ministry of Interior, the General Intelligence Agency, the Administrative Control Authority, and the Parliamentary Committee.

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