Libu Party

The Libu Party (Berber language: Akabar en Libu, ⴰⴾⴰⴱⴰⵔ ⴻⵏ ⵍⵉⴱⵓ, Arabic: حزب ليبو) also known as Libya The Nation Party, is a Libyan political party founded in 2017 by the former World Amazigh Congress president Fathi Ben Khalifa. The main headquarters of the party is in the coastal city of Zuwara with other branches in Tripoli, Ubari and other cities.[1] [2]

Libu Party

Akabar en Libu (Berber)
ⴰⴾⴰⴱⴰⵔ ⴻⵏ ⵍⵉⴱⵓ (Berber)
حزب ليبو / حزب ليبيا الأمة (Arabic)
PresidentFathi Ben Khalifa
Founded2017
HeadquartersZuwara
IdeologyLibyan nationalism
Secularism
Liberalism
Berberism
Colors        
Blue, gold
Website
libu.ly
facebook.com/Libu.party

According to its founder, the party is aimed at establishing a secular democratic Libyan state. The party defends on the Amazigh (Berber) Libyan identity instead of Arabism. The party also calls for the recognition of the Berber language (Tamazight) as an official language of the State of Libya.

The Party president also said he is "not sure" whether the party would participate or not in the elections proposed by the UN to be held in 2018.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Libya's Tuareg and Amazigh form new political party". The Libya Observer.
  2. ^ "إطلاق حزب "ليبو".. من "زوارة" و"أوباري"". 218TV.
  3. ^ "خطاب رئيس حزب ليبو بتاريخ 23 نوڤمبر 2017".