As the political process continues to make progress through the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum towards securing the necessary conditions for the holding of national elections on 24 December 2021, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) stresses the importance of the holding of municipal elections, and reiterates its call …
The Central Committee for Municipal Council Elections (CCMCE) announced the rerun of local elections amid unconfirmed claims of serious fraud and interference by armed groups.
An informed source told The Libya Observer that the Investigation Department of the Public Prosecutor’s office issued an arrest order for the Mayor of the Ain Zara Municipality on charges of abuse of position.
The Investigation Department of the Attorney General’s Office has ordered the detention and imprisonment of the Mayor of Janzour Municipality, Faraj Aban.
Mayors call for elections by February 2021, express lack of confidence in current political dialogues
Twenty-nine elected mayors from cities and regions across Libya called on Libya’s political authorities to hold elections by February 2021. They expressed their lack of confidence in the current ongoing political dialogue talks.
Residents in the city of Gharyan held a protest on Wednesday, demanding municipal council elections in the city.
Dozens of protesters have rallied in Benghazi over deteriorating living conditions and power cuts, in a rare show of public dissent in Libya’s second-biggest city.
Polling stations in Ghat and its environs closed at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, after voters cast their ballots in the voting centers set up for the local government elections, said the Central Committee for Municipal Council Elections (CCMCE), noting that despite the coronavirus pandemic the voter turnout reached 54%.
Over 90% of the mercenaries from Russia’s Wagner Group which supported Libyan renegade commander Khalifa Haftar have left the town of Bani Walid in a big convoy, its mayor said Tuesday.
Misurata Emergency Room said in a statement Sunday that it found it strange that the Presidential Council was neglecting the frontlines and giving no support for the forces on the frontlines.