Libya’s liberation: interim ruler unveils more radical than expected plans for Islamic law

Telegraph

Mustafa Abdul-Jalil, the chairman of the National Transitional Council and de   fact president, had already declared that Libyan   laws in future would have Sharia, the Islamic code, as its “basic source”.

But that formulation can be interpreted in many ways – it was also the basis   of Egypt’s largely secular constitution under President Hosni Mubarak, and   remains so after his fall.

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