September 12, 2012
by Keith Herting
A Libyan judge on Tuesday temporarily suspended the trial of former intelligence chief Buzeid Dorda following claims by his defense lawyer that the trial was unconstitutional. Dorda, who was intelligence chief under former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, had argued that his trial should not go ...[read more]
June 5, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
Buzeid Dorda, spy chief under former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, appeared in court on Tuesday, facing a number of charges associated with the conflict in Libya in 2011 which ultimately deposed Gaddafi and his regime. Dorda denied all charges, and the case was adjourned until June 26. Libyan ...[read more]
June 1, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
Libya will begin the prosecution of senior officials who served under former leader Muammar Gaddafi in June, Prosecutor-General Abdul Azizi al-Hassadi told reporters on Thursday. The trials will begin with the prosecution of former spy chief Buzeid Dorda. The Prosecutor-General's announcement ...[read more]

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