Tripoli, 29 April:
The Organization of Libyan Judges on Saturday condemned the continuing criminal attacks in the country, describing them as an . . .[restrict]obstacle to them performing their duties.
The judges’ statement follows Thursday night’s attack by an armed group on Benghazi’s Kuwafiyah prison and Friday morning’s bomb blasts at the city’s High Court.
The Organization of Libyan judges strongly condemned the general lawlessness and lack of security, citing them as reasons for the inability of state institutions to perform their duties. It said that a continuation of this could result in a loss of public confidence in state institutions and lead to anarchy.
The organization called on the interim government to fulfill its responsibilities and take all necessary measures to ensure the security and safety of the citizens and the protection of state institutions. It said that not doing so was crime against the state and its sovereignty. [/restrict]