Latest update: 16/07/2012
Libya: Liberals take the lead
Libya turns a corner, leaving decades of Muammar Gaddafi's rule behind. Landmark elections see the country choosing representatives for an assembly key to crafting a new constitution. Next, we head to the Algerian town of Sidi Bouzid, which has become almost completely teetotal as residents pressure local bars to stop serving alcohol. Finally, a hard-line imam in Morocco calls for the death of a journalist who spoke out in defence of sexual freedom.