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  • Libya Liberation Speech Raises Hackles on Polygamy

    , by SOGUEL Dominique

    Libya’s long-awaited declaration of liberation excluded female voices and raised questions about how the tide might turn on matters of family law. The country’s interim leader faced immediate backlash for endorsing a return to unrestricted polygamy.
    (WOMENSENEWS)—The mood couldn’t have been more (...)

  • Statement on Libya, women’s rights, and ‘sharia law’

    , by WLUML

    Women Living Under Muslim Laws Statement on Libya
    25 October 2011
    WLUML is deeply concerned that the first public act of the Libya’s National Transition Committee has been to proclaim on October 23rd, 2011, that henceforth, a number of laws will be considered annulled and that ’sharia law’ is (...)