Demonstrations against GNC extension

Tripoli, 28 December 2013:

There were demonstrations in Tripoli, Benghazi and Beida against the GNC "preliminary extension" decision of its lifetime beyond 7 February 2014 and until December 24 2014.

Many of the demonstrators in Tripoli and Benghazi, in their hundreds rather than in the thousands, were holding brooms as the symbol of their desire to "sweep away the GNC".

The General National Congress (GNC), Libya's interim legislative body, had voted on Monday 23 December, on the eve of Libya's . . .

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