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Elections in Libya: the difficult way ahead

Since the fall of Gaddafi’s regime in 2011, Libya has had three distinct electoral experiences, which have in turn given birth to three political institutions: the General National Congress (GNC), the Constitution Drafting Assembly (CDA) and the House of Representatives (HoR).  

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HCS head: referendum law on the constitution is contrary to the political agreement

President of the High Council of State (HCS), Khalid al-Mishri, said that the amendments to the Constitutional declaration made by the House of Representatives (HoR), are contrary to the political agreement, noting that this agreement is the only way to a common political formula.

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HoR hands constitution Referendum Law to HNEC

Libya’s Tobruk-based and internationally-recognized parliament, the House of Representatives, handed over the country’s constitution Referendum Law today to the High National Election Commission (HNEC).

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Elections in Libya: challenges to democratic choice, security and political stability

The Libya Conference in Palermo has ended in a renewed push for elections in the crisis-ridden country. Is Libya really in a fit state to deliver on this commitment though?

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Haftar’s forces spokesman: Libyans won’t vote for constitution because it’s miserable

The spokesman for the self-styled army in eastern Libya, Ahmed Al-Mismari, said Wednesday in a presser that the current Libyan constitution draft is miserable and not up to the ambitions of the Libyan people, adding that the referendum law passed by the House of Representatives was done in a very …

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Multiple Initiatives, what is the solution?

Libya is full of initiatives and proposals to end the long-standing crisis that had afflicted everyone. Some sides think that the solution to end the crisis should be through a limited amendment on the Political Agreement by reducing the Presidential Council (PC) to a president and two members with a …

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