Members of the Constitution Drafting Assembly (CDA) of the Tabu and Tuareg components called for a review of the draft constitution and to be reconsidered by the CDA, under the auspices of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya.
The delay by the Faiez Serraj Tripoli government in providing the needed finances is the reason for the High National Election Commission’s (HNEC) failure to announce a date for the constitution referendum.
The Chairman of the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) Emad Al-Sayeh met in Tobruk with the Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) Aqilah Saleh and discussed the preparations of the constitution referendum.
Since the fall of Gaddafi’s regime in 2011, Libya has had three distinct electoral experiences, which have in turn given birth to three political institutions: the General National Congress (GNC), the Constitution Drafting Assembly (CDA) and the House of Representatives (HoR).
President of the High Council of State (HCS), Khalid al-Mishri, said that the amendments to the Constitutional declaration made by the House of Representatives (HoR), are contrary to the political agreement, noting that this agreement is the only way to a common political formula.
The Chairman of the Libyan High National Elections Commission (HNEC) Emad Al-Sayeh said in a press conference on Thursday that he expects the referendum for the Libyan constitution to be held late next February.
Libya’s High National Election Commission (HNEC) commenced the process of holding the constitutionally required referendum on the country’s draft permanent constitution today.
Libya’s Tobruk-based and internationally-recognized parliament, the House of Representatives, handed over the country’s constitution Referendum Law today to the High National Election Commission (HNEC).
The Libya Conference in Palermo has ended in a renewed push for elections in the crisis-ridden country. Is Libya really in a fit state to deliver on this commitment though?
The spokesman for the self-styled army in eastern Libya, Ahmed Al-Mismari, said Wednesday in a presser that the current Libyan constitution draft is miserable and not up to the ambitions of the Libyan people, adding that the referendum law passed by the House of Representatives was done in a very …