Libyans call for PM's resignation
Libyan protestors held demonstrations outside of major institutions and ministry's in the country's capital Tripoli Sunday calling for Prime Minister Ali Zeidan's resignation, according to Reuters.
Sunday's demonstrations was preceded earlier this week by armed militia protests demanding Zeidan's resignation in front of the country's central bank. However, Reuters reported that protestors Sunday were unarmed and were holding peaceful demonstrations.
Libya's state-news agency LANA reported protests at the foreign, oil, finance, transport, and justice ministries, as well as the central bank, supreme court and Zeidan's own offices.
One witness said that protestors had barred the foreign ministry entrance with a cement block and attached banners with slogans reading that Zeidan and his government have failed the Libyan people.
Libya has been in a state of turmoil since the oust of former dictator Moammar Gaddafi in 2011. Since his oust, Zeidan's government has "struggled to assert control" throughout the country as local militias vie with the government for land control and power.
Many Libyans have expressed frustration with the government's failure to calm the country's chaos and provide basic services and critical infrastructure upgrades throughout the country.
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