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Libyan Newswire

Libya: Lawmakers at Risk of Defamation Charges, HRW Says

Following the Libyan General National Congress, GNC, decision to strip three members of their immunity, leaving them open to potential criminal charges for allegedly defaming political opponents, Human Rights Watch, HRW, said Tuesday that the Libyan authorities should not act on a criminal defamation complaint brought by one parliamentary faction against the members who criticised that party.