OPINION: Libya has one government and one parliament


By Azza K. Maghur.


 Ottawa, 30 April 2014:

Libya has one government and one parliament.

Nevertheless, . . .members of the international media and foreign policy makers around the world are distorting this simple fact by speaking of Libya’s government as divided. Repetition has created a misleading media narrative and imposed a perceptual reality that in effect divides Libya. It is pressuring the country’s beleaguered democratisation process to a point where it may be aborted, or worse, push Libya towards partition.

A Constitutional Declaration was written in August 2011 to guide Libya forward through . . .

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