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Libyan Arab Jamahiriya - Constitution

Adopted on: 11 Dec 1969 (Document Status: 1992)

Article 2 [State Religion, Language] 

Islam is the religion of the State and Arabic is its official Language. The state protects religious freedom in accordance with established customs.
Article 3 [Solidarity, Family] 
Social solidarity constitutes the foundation of national unity. The family, based on religion, morality, and patriotism, is the foundation of society.
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