For several months, the international community seemed to have forgotten Libya and the decade-long instability that has been ravaging the largest energy-exporting country in North Africa since 2011. Until last Friday, when a group of protesters stormed the parliament building in the eastern city of Tobruk, while other demonstrations spread across all the main cities. Their demands included the need for policies against the day-long blackouts and the rapidly deteriorating living conditions, accusing Libyan politicians of treason and embezzlement.
What is happening? And how do Libyans perceive and explain the multiple crises their country is going through? In this ISPI Dossier, we asked several Libyan experts to deep-dive into the overlapping dimensions of this critical stage.