Libya | Institute for War and Peace Reporting


Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

Global Voices

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.
IWPR Insight
27 Apr 12
Former Liberian president successfully prosecuted for war crimes, though command responsibility not proved.
A market in downtown Amman. (Photo: Hubert Stoffels/Flickr)
IWPR Postcard
21 Feb 12
Amman mixes secular and conservative identities.
Libyan embassy London, autumn 2011. (Photo: Gordon2208/Flickr)
IWPR Postcard
3 Feb 12
New diplomatic staff tasked with rebuilding relations and recovering stolen state assets. Deputy mission chief Ahmed Gebreel talks about breaking with the Gaddafi regime.
Rebel fighters outside Bin Jawad, March  2011. (Photo: Nasser Nouri)
25 Jan 12
Progress needed on security, economy and governance to dispel unhappiness with transitional authorities.


Photo Gallery

Moslawi traditional band playing music from the 19th century. (Photo: IWPR)
Hugely popular event highlights city’s rehabilitation and recovery.