Statement of the Libyan crisis and the Cairo Declaration
The Arab Gathering of Civil Society Organizations and partner organizations appeals to the Government of National Accord to accept the Cairo Declaration on the elimination of the conflict in Libya in principle, to announce a ceasefire, to return to political talks with all parties, and to discuss and study the Cairo Declaration in preparation for producing a declaration in the presence of all parties to exit from The crisis and stopping the civil fighting are our right to the blood of the Libyan people.
Cairo announced this morning a joint political initiative announced through a press conference in which the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi participated with the Libyan army commander, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, and the Speaker of Parliament, Aqila Saleh in Cairo. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi indicated that “the initiative calls To a ceasefire, effective Monday, June 8, and to oblige foreign parties to remove mercenaries, dismantle militias and hand over their weapons, in addition to completing the 5 + 5 Military Committee track in Geneva.
The initiative also aims to ensure equitable political representation for all three Libyan regions, through each of the three regions forming an electoral college whose members are chosen from the House of Representatives and the state representing each region, along with tribal sheikhs and notables, and taking into account an acceptable representation of women, youth and political elites from the intelligentsia. And unions. As well as work to form an elected presidential council under the supervision of the United Nations. And through the United Nations overseeing the electoral complexes in general to ensure the integrity of the conduct of the special process, by selecting candidates for the Presidential Council.
Accordingly, the Arab gathering of civil society organizations and partner organizations value the joint initiative announced from the heart of Cairo this morning and call on all parties in the Libyan civil conflict to adopt any of the initiatives aimed at returning to the political negotiating table and stopping the internal fighting is our right to blood – as we demand the United Nations By renegotiating and returning to the dialogue table again and setting up a political roadmap that allows Libyan citizens to draw their political lives without interference from any external forces and prohibiting the so-called flow of mercenaries coming from other clear areas to support armed militias, which represent many terrorist organizations.
The human rights organizations signatories to this statement emphasize the importance of the provisions in the Cairo Declaration to give the great Libyan people the opportunity to determine their fate and set their political choices that allow them to preserve their identity and to maintain territorial integrity with a government of their own choosing that comes with a free and fair will through a Libyan national constitution that establishes freedom. The individual and to protect his land and his acquisitions.
1. The National Association for Defending Rights and Freedoms _ Egypt
2. Al-Haq Center for Democracy and Human Rights – Egypt
3. Al-Sabah Charitable Organization _ Palestine
4. Election News Network – Egypt
5. The campaign watched Deputy _ Egypt
6. Al-Naeem Foundation for Human Development – Somalia
7. The Iraqi Skilled Women Foundation – Iraq
8. Safety for Social Development – Morocco
9. Hagar Foundation for Community Development – Egypt
10. Creative Youth Association – Morocco