Libya

Libya’s outgoing National Transitional Council said on Thursday that Islamic law (sharia) should be the “main” source of legislation and that this should not be subject to a referendum.

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July 7, 2012

Libya’s outgoing National Transitional Council said on Thursday that Sharia law should be the “main” source of legislation, worrying women’s rights advocates.

Libya’s outgoing National Transitional Council said on Thursday that Islamic law (sharia) should be the “main” source of […]
December 5, 2011

Libyan women demand support for war rape victims

About 100 Libyan women took to Tripoli’s streets on Saturday in a silent march to demand more support […]
November 2, 2011

The announcement that Islamic sharia law will be the basis of legislation in newly liberated Libya has raised concerns, especially among women, despite Islamists insisting moderation will prevail.

The announcement that Islamic sharia law will be the basis of legislation in newly liberated Libya has raised […]
October 25, 2011

The announcement that Islamic sharia law will be the basis of legislation in Libya’s new political system has raised concerns, especially among women, despite Islamists insisting moderation will prevail.

The announcement that Islamic sharia law will be the basis of legislation in Libya’s new political system has […]
September 16, 2011

Islamists’ growing sway raises questions for Libya

The growing influence of Islamists in Libya raises hard questions about the ultimate character of the government and […]