News and Events

LFJL Pays Tribute to Libya’s Women on International Women’s Day

8 March 2012

Lawyers for Justice in Libya takes the opportunity of International Women’s Day to celebrate women’s achievements throughout history and across nations.
 
This is also an opportunity to acknowledge the fundamental role that Libyan women have played throughout history and in achieving Libya’s freedom during the February 17 Revolution. Libyan women are also playing a major role in the process of the democratisation and reconstruction of a new Libya, which cannot be accomplished without their full participation. Read more. 

On the first anniversary of the 17 February Revolution, LFJL congratulates all Libyans and warns of threats

18 January 2012

Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) would like to congratulate all Libyans on the first anniversary of the 17 February Revolution. LFJL is proud of the accomplishments of the Libyan people in achieving freedom and ending a reign of oppression. Read more. 

LFJL Calls for More Transparency from the NTC

24 December 2011

Lawyers for Justice in Libya supports many of the demands made by the protestors in Benghazi asking the National Transitional Council (NTC) to clarify the remit of its authority and powers. LFJL welcomes the recent statement by the Chairman of the NTC addressing some of these concerns. However, the NTC has yet to meet many of the targets it has set itself previously and many of the promises it has made to the Libyan people.

New Government Must Prioritise Security and Transition to a Democratic and Representative Government

23 November 2011

Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) welcomes the formation of the new Libyan interim government.  The formation of the interim government, led by the NTC elected Dr Abdulraheem El-Keeb, marks the first ministerial government to accede to executive power in Libya since 1977.  Whilst the formation of the interim government is an important milestone in Libya’s transition from autocracy to democracy, the new interim government must be mindful of its limited remit as it has not been democratically elected and is therefore not a representative government.

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