In accordance with the article 3, paragraph 5 of the Protocol establishing the African Economic Community of the Pan -African Parliament, which is read with article 60 of the Rules of Procedure of the Pan–African Parliament.
Follows with interest and sadness the security situation and ongoing military operations in Libya, which led to the death and injury of many of the people of Libya and the destruction of its infrastructure.
The Pan- African Parliament:
1. Condemns the military aggression of NATO forces in the bombing of public facilities, infrastructure and residential sites and the targeted assassination of national leaders; and
2. Requests from the international community to stop this aggression immediately to allow the people of Libya the chance for better understanding and opening of dialogue;
3. Calls for solidarity with Libya in the face of the abuses by the forces of NATO of the UN Security Council resolution No. 1970 and No. 1973 (2011) by imposing an economic blockade and air strike on Libya;
4. Appreciates the African Initiative in seeking a peaceful solution to the crisis in Libya instead of going around it, it endorses the African solution to the problem of Libya;
5. Reaffirms its support for the convening of an extraordinary summit of African Union on May 25 to 26, 2011 to discuss the status of peace and security in Africa and in particular the situation in Libya;
6. Encourages the convening of a session of the General Assembly of the United Nations to consider NATO’s action of overstepping all boundaries with regards to the Security Council resolutions on Libya;
7. Condemns the media’s evil propaganda which Libya is facing, and calls on all media organs in the African continent and all over the world to play their part in the transfer of the true reality of the events in Libya;
8. Decides to dispatch a Parliamentary fact-finding mission at the end of the ongoing session and submit its report to the Bureau of PAP and then to PAP, who will convene in an Extraordinary Session.