Female Libyan activists demand politicians stick to election timetable

Female Libyan activists demand politicians stick to election timetable

The Guardian

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Women are challenging largely male political class as fears grow ‘dinosaurs’ of Libyan politics will try to cling on to power

Libyan civil activists led by an increasingly assertive group of women are demanding their country’s largely male political class stick to their commitment to hold parliamentary and presidential elections on 24 December, the 70th anniversary of Libya’s independence.

The interim government of Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, which was made possible by a ceasefire sealed in October, was sworn in on 15 March.

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