Libya - Organizations

There are chambers of commerce in Tripoli and Banghazi. Libya has few non-government organizations. Membership in an illegal organization was made a capital offense in 1975. Youth organizations include the General Union of Great Jamahiriya Students, which has a membership consisting of all Libyan students registered at both secondary and tertiary educational institutions throughout the country. There is also a Libyan Public Scout and Girl Guide movement. The Red Crescent Society is active.

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