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Libya - Libyan Supreme Court strikes down law aimed at curbing free speech

Reporters without borders
Read in arabic (بالعربية) Reporters Without Borders is relieved at the ruling by the Libyan Supreme Court yesterday that Law 37 criminalizing any “insult to the Libyan people and its institutions”, is unconstitutional. The opinion of a group of “wise men” was sought after a Libyan human rights organization appealed against the approval of such an outrageous piece of legislation by the National Transitional Council on 2 May. “We are pleased that the Libyan Supreme Court has ruled this law (...)

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