The civil war that has been going on in Libya for the past 5 years has been a grueling power struggle between the different factions of Libya. During this fight for governmental power, the people have been struggling to keep even basic needs, such as electricity and basic safety. While many factions have tried creating treaties with the others, no group has been able to come up with an agreement that satisfies each group’s wants.
It is assumed that all nations want such a situation to end, but on to where Palestine’s support resides, it’s on the side of ISIL. Seeing as ISIL is pursuing a government controlled by Shari’a, which is similar to our governmental system, we support them fully. Seeing as 97% of the population of Libya as of 2019 is 97%, the most suitable system of government is one based on the Sunni Islamic faith. Any other concepts of government seem to be riddled with western influence which, if put into place, would impede on Libya’s sovereignty. The State of Palestine asks that we try to pass the governmental power to the people of ISIL, in order to respect the sovereignty of Libya and to protect the practice of Islam in the Middle East.
- Navid Hasan