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]
February 14, 2014
by Kimberly Bennett
Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday reported that Libya has failed to grant due process rights to Saif al-Islam Gaddafi and other detained former government officials. On January 23 HRW interviewed Gaddafi, who revealed that he and the other detainees have been denied access to legal counsel. ...[read more]
October 24, 2013
by Lauren Laing
About thirty aides to Muammar Gaddafi, including his son Seif al-Islam Gaddafi, were indicted Thursday by a Libyan court for a list of offenses allegedly committed during the 2011 revolt in the country. The charges levied against them include murder, kidnapping, complicity in incitement to rape, ...[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]
July 20, 2013
by Andrew Morgan
The Libya Conflict developed from long-standing sectarian rivalries in the country, which resulted in an armed clash between autocrat Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's supporters and those seeking to oust him from power. In a bid to end the unrest, Gaddafi's son, Saif al-Islam, gave a televised address in ...[read more]
July 19, 2013
by G. Redd
The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday rejected Libya's request to suspend the order to hand over Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of the late Muammar Gaddafi. It also ruled that its forum is more appropriate than the Libyan forum because of the accused's stated preference, genuine fear ...[read more]
June 19, 2013
by Laura Klein Mullen
The lawyer for Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of Libya's deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi on Tuesday accused Libyan officials of defying the International Criminal Court (ICC) by announcing that Saif al-Islam's trial would begin in August. John Jones, Saif al-Islam's lawyer, fears that his client ...[read more]
June 1, 2013
by Blake Lynch
The pre-trial chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Friday rejected a challenge by the Libyan government to the court's jurisdiction over Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of Libya's deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi. The ICC ordered the Libyan government to turn over Saif al-Islam, who... ...[read more]
May 2, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
The son of Libya's deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi made a second court appearance in Zintan, Libya, Thursday, but the court postponed further proceedings until mid-September in order to allow for adequate trial preparation. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi is accused of crimes against the state for ...[read more]
January 17, 2013
by Sarah Paulsworth
The son of Libya's deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi appeared in court in Zintan, Libya, on Thursday. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi is accused of transferring information related to Libya's national security to an International Criminal Court (ICC) delegation. He is also accused of insulting Libya's new flag ...[read more]

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