News Alerts

24 Sep 2020 | 12:50 PM UTC

Libya: Protesters block roads in Zliten and Tripoli September 23-24

Libya News Alert

Demonstrators block roads in protest over power outages in Zliten (Murqub district) and Tripoli on September 23-24

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/24/2020, 12:00 AM until 9/26/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Tripoli). COUNTRY/REGION Zliten, Tripoli

Read all related news alert(s):


Protests following days of electricity outages in the Zliten area (Murqub district) lead to demonstrators blocking the coastal road on Wednesday evening, September 23, and again on Thursday, September 24. Youths have reportedly vowed to continue blocking the road until power is restored. Demonstrators also bemoaned a general deterioration of living conditions. Protests over similar issues were witnessed in Tripoli, with roads being blocked on Wednesday night, including Al Shat Road, and cars being set on fire in the Souk Al-Jumaa area in the early hours of Thursday.

Further protests are expected across Libya in the near term. Due to protesters erecting road blocks, transportation disruptions are expected in the vicinity of any protests. Demonstrations are expected to be closely monitored by security forces and clashes between protesters and law enforcement officials may occur.


Individuals in Zliten, Tripoli, and across Libya are advised to monitor developments to the situation, remain vigilant for militant activity, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities and their home governments.


Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news