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Timeline: How Libya’s Revolution Came Undone

An unusual protest erupted in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi on February 15, 2011. Enraged by the arrest of a human rights activist, protestors clashed with police and supporters of Libya’s longtime ruler, Moammar Gadhafi, who responded with brute force. Two days later, activists called for a “day of rage.”

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Mansour Al-Hasadi demands UNSMIL to protect Derna civilians from Dignity Operation’s threats of war

Member of the High Council of State, Mansour Al-Hasadi, said that they had contacted the UN envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, to inform him of the latest developments in the file relating to Derna and of the military threats posed to the city by the Dignity Operation forces.

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Will holding elections in 2018 end Libya’s conflict?

On 29 November, United Nations special envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame stated that the UN mission was working on holding elections in Libya before the end of 2018.

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Tripoli CBL governor rejects HoR’s appointment of new governor, Al-Sweihli calls it unilateral act

The Governor of the Tripoli-based Central Bank of Libya (CBL) Al-Siddiq Al-Kabeer has rejected the appointment of a new governor – Mohammed Al-Shukri – for the CBL by the House of Representatives (HoR) in Tobruk.

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Libyan women call for more involvement in politics

28 leading Libyan women discussed in a two-day consultative meeting, organized by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the impact of women’s participation in the political life in Libya.

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