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Video: Is Libya Ready for Democracy?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Parliamentary elections are seen as an important step in the transition towards democratic governance. Hazem Sika speaks to Anas El Gomati - director of the Tripoli-based Sadeq Institute; Manal Omar - associate vice president […]

UK: Supporting Democracy in Libya

The United Kingdom’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office has issued the following statement on support for democracy in Libya: Issue After the 2011 revolution and the end of 42 years of Qadhafi’s dictatorial rule, the new Libyan government has stated its commitment to build a state based on the rule of law and respect for human […]

One Libyan in three wants return to authoritarian rule

Almost a year after the start of the Libyan uprising that led to the ousting and killing of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, new research suggests more than a third of its citizens would rather return to being ruled by a strongman than embrace democracy. Despite thousands of deaths in the revolt against Colonel Gaddafi's 40-year rule, […]