Dubai's Libyan business community face choice
21 February 2014 Last updated at 23:31 GMT
Libyans who have carved out businesses in Dubai are casting their votes for an assembly to draft a national constitution in their homeland.
It is hoped that the charter will help to bring democracy and peace to Libya, three years since the start of the revolution that overthrew Colonel Gaddafi.
But with continuing violence and oil port blockades, can a new constitution really help to bring back stability?
Howard Johnson reports on the difficult choice facing Libyans in Dubai.
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