The Financial Times quotes Rafik Hariri Center Nonresident Fellow Mohamed Eljarh on the recent ruling of Libya’s supreme court which invalidated parliamentary elections held this past June:

“Many are not going to accept the ruling,” said Mohamed Eljarh, a Libya-based fellow for the Atlantic Council’s Middle East centre. “Now everything in Libya is under question. Who is prime minister? Nobody knows. Who actually holds the power? Nobody knows.”


Mr Eljarh and others warned that the country would be torn apart if the Tubruq parliament failed to abide by the ruling. “The supreme court is the last thing standing that represents the rule of law in Libya,” he said. “We should not for political reasons or unproven fears dismiss it altogether. Then we end up having no institution that represents the rule of law in Libya. That will be a dangerous, dangerous situation.”

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