Libya’s violent revolution to topple Qaddafi left country more free but without unity to govern
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The 2011 uprising created more space for democracy in Libya but civil war and militarism have over taken democracy in almost all areas of the country. Under the regime of Mu’ammar al-Qadhafi, political parties were illegal, and all political activity was strictly monitored. Also see our section on World Democracy and our articles on the Arab Spring.
Violent Arab Spring uprising that deposed regime still battling legacy of fallen dictatorship as they end Qaddafi era detentions: Libya political parties struggling to unite opposing groups
Murder of diplomat, staff in Benghazi raised serious questions about better funded diplomacy
The new Libya National Assembly Rejects the Government of New Prime Minister Mustafa Abu Shagur
What Do Comments From the New Arab Spring Leaders Mean For the Future? Libya President Offers US Condolences After Violent Attack Killed Diplomatic Staff
Protesters Demanding Democratic Elections, End of Libya Militias, and Rule of Law Show New Kind of Arab Street
On August 8, National Transitional Council will transfer power to General National Congress.
Libya Liberal Coalition Parties Take Majority of Available Seats During Mostly Peaceful Election
Arab Spring Peaceful Libya Election Held and Declared Representative of People’s Will
Democratic World Hails New Member as Libyan Elections Hailed Free For First TIme