Saif al-Islam Gaddafi

By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Mar 7th, 2014
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At the time of the revolt that brought down his father, al-Saadi headed a brigade of special forces that was involved in the crackdown against protesters and rebels. But he is perhaps even more notorious among Libyans for his dark career in soccer, the country’s most popular sport. A playboy with a l...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 18th, 2013
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Arusha — THE Arusha-based African Court of Human and People’s Rights ordered the government of Libya to treat with respect the son of the former country’s president, the late Muammar Gaddafi. The court issued an order for provisional measures in respect of Application No. 002/2013: The Af...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 18th, 2012
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BBC Report A year after the capture and violent death of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi on 20 October 2011, what has happened to his remaining family and members of his inner circle? Three of Gaddafi’s sons were killed in the uprising, including former National Security Adviser Mutassim G...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Oct 10th, 2012
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Libya can guarantee the son of its former dictator a fair trial, Libyan government lawyers said on Tuesday at a hearing on whether Saif al-Islam Gaddafi should face justice at home or at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague. ICC judges will rule whether Libya is capable of properly try...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Aug 1st, 2012
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Amsterdam – The son of killed Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi says that he wants to be tried for alleged war crimes in the Netherlands, and a trial in Libya would be tantamount to murder. In a filing by defence lawyers at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands late on Tuesda...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 10th, 2012
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Libya seems well on its way to becoming the next Somalia, with much of the country already ruled by tribal/clan based armed militias. As was the case in Somalia, Libya is in the process of separation, with the eastern, oil rich, Cyrenica region having issued a de facto declaration of independence. Tr...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Jul 7th, 2012
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Libya – The son of Muammar Gaddafi will not get a fair trial in Libya, an International Criminal Court lawyer who was detained in Libya has said. Melinda Taylor made the comments days after she was released from detention after meeting Saif al-Islam in the town of Zintan. She said it was imposs...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Jun 11th, 2012
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Sydney – Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Monday urged Libyan authorities to release an Australian lawyer accused of spying, as Canberra ramped up diplomatic efforts to secure the woman’s freedom. Melinda Taylor was detained on Thursday after meeting Saif al-Islam, the detained son of slai...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Jun 9th, 2012
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Libyan authorities have detained four members of the International Criminal Court’s staff who had gone to meet Saif al-Islam, son of former Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi, the ICC says. ICC president Sang-Hyun Song urged Libya to immediately “liberate them”. He said the civil servant...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Jun 1st, 2012
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Tripoli – The civilian trials of senior officials in Muammar Gaddafi’s former government will begin in early June with his former spy chief, Libya’s prosecutor general said on Thursday. The trials are being seen as a test of the new government’s ability to try higher-profile G...