Libyan media reported today, Sunday, that Primary Appeals Committee The Benghazi Court of Appeal rejected the appeal submitted by the presidential candidate, Abdel-Majid Seif Al-Nasr, against the electoral candidate, Khalifa Haftar. He gave no further details.
On Sunday, the “Fasul” news platform reported that the Interior Minister of the former Government of National Accord, Fathi Bashagha, had accepted the candidacy of the Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity, Abdel Hamid Dabaiba, in the Libyan presidential elections scheduled for next month.
Haftar, Saif al-Islam, Dabaiba, Aqila Saleh (Private Al-Arabiya.net)
The platform said that the First Instance Appeals Committee of the Tripoli Appeals Court accepted the appeal and annulled the decision of the Electoral Commission regarding the acceptance of Dabaiba’s candidacy.
The session devoted to the appeal submitted by Saif al-Islam against the Commission’s decision to exclude him from candidacy, in Sebha Court, was postponed due to the incompleteness of the members of the judiciary, after the absence of a judge.
وقال Saif al-Islam GaddafiOn Twitter, on Sunday, his lawyers left the courtroom after the judges of the Sabha Court of First Instance refrained from holding a hearing on the appeal submitted against the decision of the High Elections Commission that rejected his candidacy.