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University of Tripoli students use the media lab work stations during the March 26 launch event for the media training facility. (Photo: Ibrahim El-Mayet)
4 Apr 14
Libya needs people to go into journalism, UK ambassador says at launch of IWPR-backed media training facility.
The workshop covered practical techniques as well as the use of images to tell a story. (Photo: Small World News)
24 Oct 13
Journalists in underreported south gain new multimedia skills and start putting them into practice.
24 May 13
IWPR helps radio stations reach out to a wider audience.
20 May 13
Supported by IWPR, the service is already becoming an authoritative news source on the poorly-reported south.
Radio show which IWPR helped produce at Benghazi FM. (Photo: IWPR)
17 May 13
Advice for under-resourced newsrooms, one-to-one mentoring for editorial staff.
Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, addresses the Security Council at its meeting on the situation in Libya, November 2012. (Photo: UN Photo/Evan Schneider)
11 Apr 13
Whether or not Saif al-Islam goes to the Hague, Libya’s legal system will struggle to deal with the many other cases likely to be brought.
Voting in the eastern city of Benghazi on July 7, 2012. (Photo: Seth Meixner)
7 Nov 12
IWPR trainers engage directly with editors and reporters.
6 Aug 12
Observers question international court’s ability to take on fresh cases as funding pressures mount.
15 Jun 12
Profile of Melinda Taylor, detained with three colleagues in Libya.
1 May 12
Although National Transitional Council has presided over period of calm, critics say it hasn’t lived up to high hopes placed in it.