November 12, 2014
by Brittany Felder
Chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, on Tuesday warned that increasing violence and political instability in Libya are impeding measures to end impunity. In a briefing to the UN Security Council, Bensouda encouraged the government of Libya to cooperate with... ...[read more]
April 14, 2014
by Taylor Gillan
Prosecutors in Libya on Monday opened the trial of former Libyan leader Col. Muammar Gaddafi's sons, Saadi Gaddafi and Saif al-Islam, and more than two dozen of his former officials for crimes allegedly committed during the 2011 uprising. While his sons were not present in the court room at the ...[read more]
October 11, 2013
by Peter Snyder
The International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled Friday that the case against former Libyan intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senussi is inadmissible before the ICC and can be heard by domestic courts in Libya. The court found that, because "Al-Senussi is currently subject to domestic proceedings ...[read more]
August 28, 2013
by Max Slater
Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi was charged on Tuesday with murder, relating to the 2011 Libya conflict, a Libyan prosecutor said. Prosecutors also charged former intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senussi with murder. If convicted, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi faces a ...[read more]
April 17, 2013
by Keith Herting
Former Libyan intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senussi has not been able to speak with a lawyer or told what charges he faces during his eight-month detention, Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported Wednesday. HRW was permitted earlier this week to speak to al-Senussi, who had been a powerful figure and ...[read more]
February 7, 2013
by Brandon Gatto
The International Criminal Court on Thursday ordered Libyan officials to hand over the former intelligence chief for Muammar Gaddafi and allow him to meet with his lawyer. The ex-spy chief, Abdullah al-Senussi, has been indicted by the ICC for crimes against humanity stemming from the alleged ...[read more]
January 10, 2013
by Daniel Mullen
The International Criminal Court (ICC) asked Libyan officials Thursday to address reports that they plan to try Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of former leader Muammar Gaddafi, and Abdullah al-Senussi, the former intelligence chief for Gaddafi. Libya has refused to hand the two men over to the IC... ...[read more]
January 6, 2013
by Cynthia Miley
Libyan Justice Minister Salah Maraghni announced Saturday that the war crimes trials of Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, and brother-in-law and former intelligence chief, Abdullah al-Senussi, will occur within the next month. Maraghni stated that Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, former Prime ...[read more]
October 18, 2012
by Fangxing Li
Amnesty International (AI) on Thursday urged the Libyan government to hand over former military intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senussi to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to face charges of crimes against humanity. Fearing there is little chance al-Senussi, a high-ranking member of the ...[read more]
September 10, 2012
by Sarah Paulsworth
The trial for Saif al-Islam, one of Muammar Gaddafi's sons, will be postponed for five months so the prosecution can obtain evidence from Libya's former intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senussi, government officials announced on Sunday. Al-Senussi was extradited to Libya from Mauritania last ...[read more]

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