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Video: Female Activists struggle to bring Change to Libya

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya has long been of the world’s strictest male-dominated societies. Years of conflict and an increase in lawlessness has only marginalised women even more, but female activism is on the rise in some areas. […]

Video: Somali Refugees Enslaved in Libya Return Home

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Eleven Somali refugees held captive in Libya for years have returned home. Many African refugees have been tortured and some were sold as slaves in the country, which was used as a transit hub […]

Video: Libya, From Arab Spring to Failed State?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. A political solution appears to remain out of reach for Libya seven years after Muammar Gaddafi’s toppling. The country is grappling with civil war, humanitarian crises and the threat from ISIL, leading some to […]

Video: Libya celebrating 7th Anniversary of Revolution

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. It’s the seventh anniversary of the start of the revolution in Libya. Protests in Benghazi eventually led to the toppling of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. While many people say it has led to […]

Video: Thousands of Trapped Nigerians Return Home

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Nigeria is in the process of flying thousands of its citizens home from Libya. Large numbers of Nigerians are trapped in Libya, where they were trying to cross to Italy by sea, but were […]

Video: Libya’s Shrines – Cultural Legacy under Threat

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya is in danger of losing a huge part of its cultural heritage. Ongoing conflicts are partly to blame, but some historical shrines are being deliberately destroyed, the graves they house defiled. In the […]

Video: Displaced Tawerghans Allowed to Return

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya’s internationally recognised government is allowing people displaced during the 2011 revolution to return to their homes. They were forced from the town of Tawergha after fighters there supported former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. […]

Video: Slave Trade in Libya – Counting the Cost

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The UN-backed government in Libya said it’s looking into allegations that African migrants are being sold at ‘slave markets’ in Libya. According to reports, the trade works by preying on the tens of thousands […]