In the final communique at the end of their two-day meeting in Tripoli, Municipality and Local Council leaders today called on the Judicial High Council of Libya to take over the running of the country – if the House of Representatives and the High State Council fail to reach agreement.
Libya’s Constitution Drafting Assembly (CDA) approved the final draft of a new constitution on July 29. Four days earlier, French President Emmanuel Macron hosted internationally recognized Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj and his rival Khalifa Haftar in Paris, where they agreed to hold parliamentary and presidential elections “as soon as possible.” …
The Tripoli-based Libyan Criminal Court (LCC) has started trying terrorists from the IS group who were involved in explosions in Tripoli in Corinthia Hotel and other incidents like murdering security personnel and targeting embassies.
Kobler and Supreme Judiciary Council condemn closure of Tripoli court complex by Criminal Investigation Department
Both the Supreme Judiciary Council (SJC) and UN special envoy Martin Kobler have condemned the closure of the main Tripoli court complex. According to the former, it was forcibly closed and its staff prevented from entering the premises closed by the Department of Criminal Investigation in Tripoli.
Mixed news was revealed late yesterday about the correctness of a leaked document explaining the legal opinion about whether the general amnesty law in Libya may include Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi, son of the late president.