The Supreme Council of Libyan Amazigh and Social Council of Libyan Tuareg proposed a political initiative to resolve the country’s crisis, suggesting in a joint statement on Saturday forming a committee of presidential candidates to devise a constitutional basis for elections and establishing a crisis government and unifying state institutions.
Flames on the Horizon? … Libya may be heading toward new rounds of conflict in the aftermath of its recently aborted elections
Nearly ten years ago, in the summer of 2012, the citizens of Libya went to the polls for the first time in four decades to vote for a national legislature. It was a watershed moment in the country’s path after the overthrow and death of Libyan dictator Muammar al-Qaddafi at …
“Why have you killed my father and my uncles and my grandfather? Where is the justice?” Libya’s journey since the Arab Spring has been tumultuous. And now with elections postponed, what hope is there for a transition to democracy? Al Jazeera’s Libya Reporter Malik Traina describes the challenges the country …
Authorities in Libya’s Tarhuna are planning to reactivate a criminal case regarding mass graves found in the northwestern town last year and bring perpetrators to justice.
Elections Can’t Fix What’s Wrong With Libya: A canceled presidential election might be just what the country needs.
Rather than offering a solution to Libya’s problems, an election might have simply compounded them. The existing election law hasn’t been accepted by all the participants; there are ongoing disputes over the eligibility of some of the main candidates and the eventual powers of the future president and parliament. If …
National Forces for Change presents proposal for holding sequential elections, starting with parliamentary
Representatives of the National Forces for Change has presented a proposal to the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) for a sequenced approach to the electoral process with the holding of parliamentary elections first.
The High National Elections Commission (HNEC) will continue to consult with all parties and agencies concerned with the electoral process in order to remove the so-called force majeure factors that had led to the postponement of the 24 December 2021 elections.
After weeks of uncertainty, Libya’s electoral commission recently suggested the elections be pushed back by a month to 24 January, owing to a lack of preparation and disagreements between different political forces on the legal basis of the poll.
Members of the House of Representatives (HoR) met behind closed doors on Monday to listen to reports on the elections from the Ministry of Interior, the General Intelligence Agency, the Administrative Control Authority, and the Parliamentary Committee.
Libyans were meant to elect a president Friday hoping to help end years of turmoil, but the poll was delayed amid intense rivalries, UN failures and legal issues, experts say.