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EU calls for Safe Environment for Libyan Journalists

The Ambassador of the European Union and the Ambassadors of EU Member States accredited to Libya call on the Libyan leadership to protect media freedom and create a safe environment for journalists in Libya to do their job. Libya remains a tough place for journalists, media professionals and activists who continue to face intimidation and […]

Libya Improves Press Freedom Rating

Libya has risen 23 places to rank 131st out of 179 countries in the World Press Freedom Index for 2013. This jump was due to the overthrow of Muammar Ghaddafi’s 42-year regime and its positive impact on freedom of information. Libya’s ranking the year before was affected by all the violations in 2011, when Gaddafi […]