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Supreme Court rules that its not within jurisdiction of Beida court to rule on constitutional affairs – clears way for HoR to legislate for a referendum

The Administrative Circuit of Libya Supreme Court in Tripoli ruled that it is not within the jurisdiction of the lower court in the eastern city of Beida to decide on matters relating to the affairs of the constitution.

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How to Hold Elections in Libya

Since 2011, Libya’s path to democracy has been unclear. The United Nations’ (UN) inability to bring warring factions to the negotiating table has left the country in chaos. While negotiations have failed, the UN is pushing to hold elections in 2018. Given the chaos in the country, however, will the …

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HNEC urges would-be voters to register before the 3 February deadline

The Libyan High National Election Commission (HNEC) urged Libyans within the country interested in voting at the next election to register themselves as the registration process closes on 3rd February. HNEC has been continuing its voter registration awareness across the country and with a wide spectrum of society, including women …

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Haftar: Libya is not ready for democracy yet and Saif al-Islam Gaddaf is “naive”

The commander of the self-styled Libyan Army in the eastern region, Khalifa Haftar, has lashed out at the son of former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, Saif Al-Islam, describing him as a naive in politics, saying it is “illogical” that some will expect Saif al-Islam Gaddafi to run for the elections …

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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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