Benghazi, al-Marj and a number of other cities in eastern Libya are holding workshops on the new constitution. The Committee of 60, which is tasked with drafting the landmark document, has been meeting with civil society groups to listen to their views and add amendments.
A new initiative called the Agora Libyan Constitution Project is being targeted at Libyans worldwide to give them the opportunity to network together and discuss their thoughts about the new constitution.
LFJL launches online constitutional discussion, calls for greater protection for potentially marginalised groups
In the spirit of inclusive discussion, Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) has launched a two-week online constitutional discussion of the Constitutional Drafting Assembly’s (CDA) published draft of key elements of Libya’s future constitution. While the LFJL generally welcomes the sections released so far, it called for broader protections …
Establishing an effective monitoring system of detention facilities depends on several conditions, including among others the ability to conduct visits in a professional and coherent way. This handbook gathers checklists that can be easily used in the framework of such monitoring visits.
The High National Elections Commission has announced candidates who are standing for election to House of Representatives for Derna.
The body compiling a new constitution has continued working in the eastern town of Bayda and hopes to put a draft up for vote in December, its spokesman al-Sadiq al-Serrsi said.
Bardo — Head of Libya’s Constitutional Drafting Assembly (CDA) Ali Abdessalem Tarhouni said he hoped his country would make the most of the Tunisian experience, a National Constituent Assembly (NCA) press release indicated.
All the various committees of the Constitutional Drafting Authority are working fully, stressed Sidig Dressy, the official spokesperson for the Authority yesterday.
Libya remains in deep chaos. Various militias are competing for political and economic power, carrying out attacks and otherwise buffeting the fragile government. Work on a new Constitution has only recently started, well over a year later than envisioned in the political blueprint that was drawn up as the civil war …
Reporters Without Borders is today publishing its recommendations on Libya’s constitutional and legal framework, as the High National Electoral Commission (HNEC) prepares to hold a third round of elections for 13 Constituent Assembly seats that could not be held in the first two rounds.