Posts Tagged ‘constitution’

HoR Cyrenaica members reject constitution draft, call for amending 1951 constitution instead

  • 20 February 2018 - 12:32
HoR Cyrenaica members reject constitution draft, call for amending 1951 constitution instead

Members of the Libyan Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) rejected Monday the Constitution Drafting Assembly (CDA) calling for the formation of a committee of experts to amend the 1951 Libyan Constitution instead. The HoR members said in a televised statement that the ruling of the...

Libya Supreme Court rules in favor for constitution referendum

  • 15 February 2018 - 18:26
Libya Supreme Court rules in favor for constitution referendum

Libya’s Supreme Court blocked legal challenges from lower courts to a draft constitution devised by the Constitution Drafting Assembly (CDA) on Wednesday, paving the way for a possible referendum on the document and a move toward elections.   Members of the CDA had voted last...

Libya is going to elections, constitution referendum in 2018: Prime Minister says

  • 3 December 2017 - 12:43
Libya is going to elections, constitution referendum in 2018: Prime Minister says

The Prime Minister of the Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez Al-Serraj has disclosed that there has been agreement with the Libyan National Elections Commission to organize the parliamentary and presidential elections early in 2018. Al-Serraj said, in a meeting with the US Secretary of...

Gunmen attack Libyan Constitution Drafting Assembly HQ to scrap draft by force

  • 29 July 2017 - 19:39
Gunmen attack Libyan Constitution Drafting Assembly HQ to scrap draft by force

A group of gunmen attacked the headquarters of Libyan Constitution Drafting Assembly in Al-Bayda city in eastern Libya, holding the Chairman of the CDA and the members threatening them of shooting them dead if they don't announce backing off on the approved constitutions, media outlets in Libya...

Exclusive: Libyan constitution draft approved by CDA in Al-Bayda

  • 29 July 2017 - 18:45
Exclusive: Libyan constitution draft approved by CDA in Al-Bayda

According to sources from the Constitution Drafting Assembly (CDA) in Al-Bayda city, the Libyan constitution final draft has been approved by a majority of votes of 44 members representing the three Libyan regions. The sources told Libyan Express that the constitution urges for electing a...