Libya

  • June 4, 2010

    Human rights organisations have condemned the reported execution by firing-squad of some 18 people, many of them foreign nationals, in Libya this past weekend.

  • March 24, 2010

    Nigerian leaders have rejected the Libyan President's call for the partitioning of Africa's most populous nation into two countries - one for Christians and one for Muslims.

  • August 28, 2009

    The UK is booked to attend a major arms fair in Libya, despite the controversy around the release of convicted Lockerbie bomber, Abdelbaset al-Megrahi.

  • August 24, 2009

    Mercy cannot be earned, says Jill Segger. It is not a quid pro quo. It is pure gift and whenever we exercise it, we come closer to the Divine nature. The Ali al-Megrahi case makes us uncomfortable about this - and necessarily so.

  • September 21, 2007

    A new wave of religious freedom is sweeping across Libya, say Christians in the north African country. This follows three decades during which the tiny community faced restrictions due to the nation's hostile stance towards the West - which people identified with Christianity.

  • September 2, 2007

    African religious leaders meeting in the Libyan capital Tripoli from 27 to 30 August 2007 have praised a more than 25-year-long dialogue between Libya and the Vatican as a positive contribution to good relations between Christianity and Islam.

  • July 30, 2007

    The general secretary of the All Africa Conference of Churches, the Rev Mvume Dandala, says the release of six Bulgarian medical workers has not answered the question of how 56 children died after being infected with the HIV virus.