A New (Troubling) Speech Law in Libya

Friday, May 18, 2012

Transcript

With the first Libyan elections in 40 years just a month away, the shadow of the Gaddafi regime looms large. The National Transitional Council (which holds power in Libya until those elections) recently passed a law that criminalizes glorifying Gaddafi as well as offending the revolution. Bob speaks with Libya Herald editor Sami Zaptia about the implications of the law for speech in Libya.

Guests:

Sami Zaptia

Hosted by:

Bob Garfield

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