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Law bars Khadafy-era leaders from government

Militias push change that may help Islamists

TRIPOLI, Libya — Under pressure from armed militias, Libya’s Parliament passed a sweeping law on Sunday that bans anyone who served as a senior official under Moammar Khadafy during his 42-year-long rule from working in government.

The Political Isolation Law could lead to the dismissal of many current leaders, some of whom had defected to the rebel side during the country’s 2011 civil war or had been elected to office since Khadafy’s ouster and killing.

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