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How Libya’s Fragile Unity Is Being Tested by Election

Libya’s decision to postpone a landmark presidential vote has damaged efforts to rebuild a nation riven by conflict since the overthrow of strongman Moammar Al Qaddafi a decade ago. Foreign powers that waged a proxy war there still appear to support a transition to democracy. But the delay has weakened …

Roadmap Committee calls for a timetable for elections according to a constitutional basis

The Roadmap Committee formed by the House of Representatives (HoR) has discussed with the Chairman of the High National Elections Commission (HNEC), Imad Al-Sayeh, the reasons for the suspension of the referendum process previously and ways to implement the draft constitution.

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 …

Libya: Violence to Votes

“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 …

HCS stresses the need to expedite constitutional referendum process, issuing consensus laws for elections

The head of the High Council of State (HCS), Khaled Al-Mishri, held a meeting on Wednesday, with the heads of the council’s permanent committees, to discuss the latest political developments, especially the election file.

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.

HNEC to consult with all relevant parties on removal of causes of 24 December election delay

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.