Angry protesters storm Libyan government’s headquarters

Protesters storm into GNA’s headquarters in Tripoli (Photo: Internet)

Angry protesters from the families of martyrs and the injured fighters have stormed into the headquarters of the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli, calling for payment of their salaries that have been suspended since 2014.

The protesters entered Sunday the headquarters in Terig Al-Sekka in Tripoli and threatened to stay there  until their demands are met with measures on the ground.

The protesters called for better medical care of the injured and for better payments for the families of the martyrs, while others called for releasing their salaries that have been cut off since 2014.

According to media outlets in Libya, the deputy head of the Presidential Council Ahmed Miteig told the protesters that he will consider their demands and respond next Sunday.

The views expressed in Op-Ed pieces are those of the author and do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of Libyan Express.
How to submit an Op-Ed: Libyan Express accepts opinion articles on a wide range of topics. Submissions may be sent to oped@libyanexpress.com. Please include ‘Op-Ed’ in the subject line.
Azara Media Azara Media
You might also like

Submit a Correction

For: Angry protesters storm Libyan government’s headquarters

Your suggestion have been successfully submitted

There was an error while trying to send your request. Please try again.

Libyan Express will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing.