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Mitigating the Impact of Media Reporting of Terrorism: Libya case study

By Mary Fitzgerald (@MaryFitzger), for the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism - The Hague (ICCT). Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Mitigating the Impact of Media Reporting of Terrorism: Libya case study This research paper shows that Libyan media outlets - particularly […]

Reporting Libya: Challenges and Opportunities

The media has a key role to play in shaping perceptions of conflict and our responses to it. How has the international media covered Libya and what does it mean for accountability? Join us for a live edition of Libya Matters with Q & A. Speakers •             Ahmed Gatnash- […]

EU calls for Safe Environment for Libyan Journalists

The Ambassador of the European Union and the Ambassadors of EU Member States accredited to Libya call on the Libyan leadership to protect media freedom and create a safe environment for journalists in Libya to do their job. Libya remains a tough place for journalists, media professionals and activists who continue to face intimidation and […]

EU Supporting Freedom of Press

Journalists: Joint statement by HR/VP Josep Borrell and VP Věra Jourová Journalists play a fundamental role in the functioning of democracies, in ensuring accountability of those in power, and in providing timely and factual information. Across the world, journalists face intimidation, violence or abuse, often putting their life at risk. Disturbingly, impunity for abuses and […]

Latest Oil Tenders

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has advertised new tenders: MOG Quality Procedures, Mellitah Oil & Gas Construction of main Administration building At Al-Hariga terminal, Tobruk- Project No: P-50, Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) Telecommunications service via satellite (V-SAT), Mellitah Oil & Gas (Source: National Oil Corporation)

Libyan Journalist Detained while covering Protests

Libyan radio journalist Sami al-Sharif detained while covering protests Libyan authorities should immediately release journalist Sami al-Sharif and ensure that the press can cover protests without fear of attack or harassment from demonstrators or security forces, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said on Thursday. On August 23, men in military uniforms affiliated with the […]

Young Libyan Atheists seeking Refuge Online

By Jack Jeffrey for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. US commander suggests sending military trainers to Tunisia after Russia sends aircraft to Libya "It's on this second Facebook account that I express my true opinions about Islam. For my own […]

UNSMIL Condemns Attacks on Journalists

Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya Stephanie Williams' message on World Press Freedom Day An independent media, free from intimidation and threats, is crucial to laying the foundations of democracy. On this day, I want to pay tribute to the brave journalists and media workers in Libya who, despite rising intimidation and violence, […]