Ibn Rushd Fund for Freedom of Thought

Ibn Rushd Lecture on Libya Today with Dr Aly Masednah El-Kothani

Libya is a country that at present appears as a blank area on the medial map. Hardly any news make it over to our side, the actual development of the country remains largely unknown to Europe today, over five years after the Arab Spring began. The first Libyan ambassador to Germany after Ghaddafi's removal from office Dr Ali Masednah El-Kothany talked in this Ibn Rushd Lecture on February 5, 2017, on

Libya - the Country, its People and the Current Situation

In his lecture El-Kothany offers an insight into the Libya of the year 2017 and sheds some light on the country, its people and their culture, supporting his talk by a visual presentation. He will also report first-hand on the state of the society and politics.

The lecture was held in Geman language.




Dr. Aly Masednah El-Kothany

Dr. Aly El-Kothany studierte in Marburg und Heidelberg Medizin, er spezialisierte sich in Innerer Medizin, Sportmedizin und Sozialmedizin. Im Dez. 2009 wurde ihm das Verdienstkreuz am Bande von Bundespräsident Horst Köhler verliehen. Nach der Revolution 2011 wurde er libyscher Botschafter in Deutschland. Im September 2012 trat er zurück.

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