March 2022

Fatwa House: Reconciliation requires justice and accountability

March 20, 2022 - 15:06
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The reconciliation maintains a high status in Islamic Sharia, but it should come along with the restitution of rights and accountability, the Fatwa House said, on Friday.

Since the 2011 uprising that overthrew Muammar Gaddafi, aggravated by the emergence of a parallel government in the east in 2014, many initiatives have evolved around healing the deep social wounds left by years of repression under authoritarian rule and the post-revolution violence. The differences, however, remained on how to combine reconciliation and punishment.

Norland reviews progress in establishing constitutional basis

March 20, 2022 - 11:40
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The US Ambassador to Libya, Richard Norland, has discussed with High State Council committees efforts to establish a constitutional basis for the elections.

In a statement on the US embassy account on Twitter on Saturday, Norland said he discussed means to restore momentum for presidential and parliamentary elections besides the importance of the government's ability to support the elections and find a solution to the political crisis in the country.

Dbeibah announces April 26 as National Libyan Women’s Day

March 19, 2022 - 20:20
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Libyan Prime Minister, Abdul Hamid Dbeibha, has issued an order that establishes April 26 of every year as a National Libyan Women’s Day.

The decision was made during a gathering of women in support of elections in Tripoli. The gathering was organized Saturday by the office of Women’s Affairs Minister and it was attended by many personalities, including women ministers of Foreign Affairs, and Justice.