Two more people have been murdered in political killings in the past day in Benghazi, throwing showdow over what were already muted celebrations to mark the thirds anniversary of the revolution.
German ambassador Christian Much launches the first of 50,000 SMSs messages for Libyan women’s rights (Photo: Sami Zaptia).
A Tebu boycott of Thurday’s elections for the 60-member Constitutional Committee has been declared by the National Tebu Assembly (NTA).
Messages of support and congratulations to the Libyan people from foreign government around the world have poured in for today’s third anniversary of the revolution.
In 2011, I crossed the border with other journalists into a country that had been cut off from the world for 42 years. We had no idea what to expect as we entered what the rebels were calling “Free Libya.”
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said the prosecution of Saif Al-Islam Qaddafi and other former regime officials “will be no more credible than a kangaroo court” following interviews with the detained men.
Mounting curbs on freedom of expression are threatening the rights Libyans sought to gain by overthrowing Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi, said Amnesty International ahead of the third anniversary of the 2011 Libyan uprising.
Having arrived in Libya over 18 months ago, my overwhelming first impression was how “male” Libyan society appeared to be, both at an expat and national level. It took some time for me to peel back the veneer of the male dominated social sphere and meet the hidden half of …
Tripoli 6 February 2014 – The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) condemns the continued violence in Libya in all its forms, from assassinations to kidnappings and explosive attacks, including what happened in “Mahd al Marefa” school in Benghazi.
[AFP/Mahmud Turkia] Libyan soldiers show their skills as they parade during a graduation ceremony for a new batch of troops last May in Tripoli. Libya’s interim authorities say they are making efforts to bolster the military and build a professional army.