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21 December 2011 |

New rule halts delivery of journalist visas

In a letter to Libyan Prime Minister Abdurrahim al-Keib, CPJ expressed concern about the difficulties that many foreign journalists have been experiencing in obtaining a visa to the country.
26 August 2011 |

ARTICLE 19 calls for freedom of expression to be protected in transitional constitutional charter

Provisions in the recently published Draft Constitutional Charter for the Transitional Stage do not fully guarantee the right to freedom of expression, says ARTICLE 19.
22 July 2011 |

ANHRI celebrates conclusion of workshop on capacity building for young journalists and citizen journalism

The workshop was partially intended to provide young people with the necessary skills to contribute to media freedom in Libya.
27 June 2011 |

RSF releases mission report on the birth of free media in the east

"To consolidate any democratic future, an independent and professional press must emerge from all the media initiatives launched since the start of the war," noted RSF.
28 February 2011 |

UN urged to suspend Libya's rights council role

Non-governmental organisations, including four IFEX members, urged the UN General Assembly to immediately suspend Libya's membership rights in the UN Human Rights Council.
15 November 2010 |

RSF contributes to UN Human Rights Council review of Libya

Libya was ranked 160th out of 178 countries in the 2010 RSF press freedom index while Muammar Gaddafi is still on the organization's list of the top 40 "Predators of Press Freedom."
23 December 2009 |

IFJ backs call for media reforms

IFJ's affiliates in Libya called for new legislation to guarantee freedom of information, enhance the status of journalists and increase transparency and open government.

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