Libya Revolution

Libya Revolution  

  • On February 2011, 213 representatives representing a group of political factions, political groups and human rights organizations demanding the resignation of Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi, stressing the right of the Libyan people to express their opinion of peaceful demonstrations without any harassment or threats by the regime.
  • The revolution developed into an armed conflict between the forces of Qadhafi and the rebels who took control of the city of Benghazi and the cities and areas of Tania in Libya
  • On March 18, 2011, the United Nations Security Council issued a resolution imposing an air embargo on Libepa to protect civilians. A day later, on March 19, 2011, France, America and Britain launched raids on Gaddafi’s military positions to stop attacks on Libyan cities controlled by the rebels.
  • By 20 October, The rebels took control of the last stronghold of Gaddafi and killed in Sirte.


Post Revolution  

  • In the same month of the Libyan revolution, in February 2011, the National Transitional Council (NTC), the country’s executive and legislative ruler, was formed and continued until August 2012.
  • The former Minister of Justice in the Gaddafi regime, Mustapha Abdul Jalil, assumed the presidency of the National Assembly on March 5, 2011, while the former secretary of the National Planning Council under Gaddafi, Mahmoud Jibril, was elected as the head of the executive office.
  • A new government has been formed in Libya but the fighting for power are still going on in Libya and the security situation is unstable.


The revolution has sparked after many years of persecution of the Libyan people . people of Lydia wanted express their opinion freely. The president Muammar Gaddafi wanted to hold the presidency at any costs. therefore, he attack his own people and he get defeated by the rebels. The current situation in Libya is confused and unstable because of the different in political parties



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