Mohamed Mesrati

Mohammed Mesrati was born in 1990 in Tripoli, Libya. He started to publish his stories online on Kikah and in 2007 in Al-Quds al-Arabi. He recently published his first collection of short stories while completing a first novel and writing his blogspot ‘My Camomile Tea’. He lives and works in London and studies Creative Writing and English Literature.

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Libya: Draft Electoral Law Criticized

  10 January 2012

A few days ago, the Libyan government released a draft of a new election law for public debate. The aim was for citizens to discuss it and find out the opinion of the majority of Libyans about it. This draft, the first in Libya's post-Gaddafi era, is the first of its kind in a country that had no elections in four decades. The elections are slated for June and the new parliament will be charged with writing the country's constitution.