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Archive for February 18th, 2013

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February 2013  Those who expected or wished that Libya faces a violent day as it commemorates the second anniversary of the February 17 uprising must have been disappointed as none of what they had hoped for or feared has materialised on February 15. Instead Libyans peacefully and quietly celebrated in all cities by raising millions of the national red, black and  [ Read More ]

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Monday 18th February 2013  Just when it might have been thought that after several days of massive celebrations Tripolitans would be exhausted and there could not be any more firework left to set off, Tripoli outdid itself earlier this evening in celebrating the second anniversary of the revolution. There were even more people out on the streets across the city than  [ Read More ]

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Monday 18th February 2013  Celebrations exploded on Saturday in the Fashloum district of Tripoli for the second anniversary of the Libyan 17th February Revolution in what seemed as clear defiance to those threatening to dampen celebrations by attempting to spread the fear of insecurity. Fashloum, which was one of the first areas to rise up without fear against Qaddafi, cut  [ Read More ]

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February 2013  Libya’s southern borders cover over 2000 km with Sudan, Chad, Niger and Algeria streaching from from east to west, with the main oasis-town of Kufra in the southeast and the border town of Ghat near the Algerian town of Jannet in the southwest located in this vast Sahara desert. The distance often made it hard for Libya to  [ Read More ]

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February 2013  Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) has congratulated all Libyans on today’s historic anniversary, and says it is looking forward to another year of democratic transition, and the drafting of Libya’s new constitution. “The constitution will be the most important document in not only addressing the past legacy of human rights abuses, but also protecting the rights of  [ Read More ]

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February 2013 In a congratulatory message to the President of the National General Congress, Mohamed Megarief, on the occasion of the second anniversary of the Libyan revolution, Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has reaffirmed his country’s commitment to strengthening friendship and good neighbourliness with Libya, according to the Algerian news agency APS. “It gives me great pleasure when Libya celebrates the  [ Read More ]