In the spotlight
On April 26, after six months of shuttle diplomacy between Libyan political factions, Bernardino Leon, the UN Special Representative and Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), proposed a draft agreement for establishing a Government of National Accord and a way forward for Libya.
May 2015, Ahmed Abd Rabou
Since July 2013 Egypt has been without a parliament after its election laws were ruled unconstitutional and in the interim gives full legislative control to the president.
Azza Kamel Maghur, lawyer and writer, examines the UN Support Mission in Libya and argues that all sides must recognise that political dialogue is the only solution to put their country back on the road to stability.
March 2015, Tarek Ben Chaabane
The Tunisian independent media regulator HAICA set up as a ‘guardian of fairness’ has found itself under attack.