Western armed groups and municpalities protest againt Saif al-Islam Qadhafi

Nov 14, 2021 | Libyan actors

On 14 – 16 November, armed groups in Misrata, Zawiyya, Zintan, Zliten and Khoms, as well as other western towns, protested against Saif’s candidacy. In Misrata, armed groups reportedly stormed the electoral offices and set fire to voting cards, while polling stations across Zawiyya were closed with Zawiyyan armed groups declaring that they will not be opened for the 24 December elections. In Zintan, the Military Council reportedly mobilized a column of tanks, armored vehicles and artillery weapons.