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Libya bans religious political parties
« on: April 25, 2012, 07:55:45 PM »
Libya bans religious political parties

Libyan authorities have banned the formation of political parties based on religious principles ahead of elections scheduled to take place in June.

Parties based on faith, tribe or ethnicity will not be eligible to take part, a government spokesman said.

The National Transitional Council said the law, passed on Tuesday, was designed to preserve "national unity".

But analysts say it is likely to infuriate religious parties such as the Muslim Brotherhood...

Interesting development.
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Re: Libya bans religious political parties
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2012, 07:56:06 AM »
Very interesting. We'll now just have to wait and see what manner of soup it's going to be this time...
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