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Women face setbacks in new Libya

On June 25, right after she cast her vote for the new Council of Representatives, Salwa Bugaighis was murdered at her home in Benghazi in eastern Libya. She was Libya’s most prominent female lawyer, a member of the former National Transitional Council (NTC) that led the rebel movement in 2011 and well-known civil activist. In February, …

Paying the price of a failed Libya

Comment: Amid chaos caused by mismanagement, intervention, international rivalries and civil war, ordinary people who hoped for a better Libya are dying, says Vijay Prashad. News comes from Tripoli, Libya of another assassination. It is almost impossible to keep track of the violence there. But this time the story is …