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Libya’s outgoing National Transitional Council said on Thursday that Sharia law should be the “main” source of legislation, worrying women’s rights advocates.

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Libya’s outgoing National Transitional Council said on Thursday that Islamic law (sharia) should be the “main” source of legislation and that this should not be subject to a referendum.

http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/international/06-Jul-2012/sharia-should-be-main-source-of-libya-legislation-says-ntc

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Libyan women demand support for war rape victims

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About 100 Libyan women took to Tripoli’s streets on Saturday in a silent march to demand more support from the country’s new government for victims of rape during the eight-month war that ousted Muammar Gaddafi.

Via:[http://www.trust.org/alertnet/news/libyan-women-demand-support-for-war-rape-victims/]

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The announcement that Islamic sharia law will be the basis of legislation in newly liberated Libya has raised concerns, especially among women, despite Islamists insisting moderation will prevail.

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The announcement that Islamic sharia law will be the basis of legislation in newly liberated Libya has raised concerns, especially among women, despite Islamists insisting moderation will prevail.

Via:[http://news.nationalpost.com/2011/10/24/sharia-law-declaration-raises-fears-among-women-in-new-libya/]

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The announcement that Islamic sharia law will be the basis of legislation in Libya’s new political system has raised concerns, especially among women, despite Islamists insisting moderation will prevail.

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The announcement that Islamic sharia law will be the basis of legislation in Libya’s new political system has raised concerns, especially among women, despite Islamists insisting moderation will prevail.

Via:[http://news.yahoo.com/sharia-law-declaration-raises-concerns-libya-174347939.html]

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Islamists’ growing sway raises questions for Libya

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The growing influence of Islamists in Libya raises hard questions about the ultimate character of the government and society that will rise in place of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi’s autocracy.

Via:[http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/15/world/africa/in-libya-islamists-growing-sway-raises-questions.html?_r=3&hpw=&pagewanted=all]

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Islamists are emerging in force in Libya, worrying those concerned about women’s rights

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Islamists are emerging in force in Libya, worrying those concerned about women’s rights.

Via:[http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle-east/islamists-emerge-in-force-in-new-libya/2011/09/12/gIQAdU10QK_story.html?wprss=rss_world]

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