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ICC prosecutor urges arrest of three Libyans for war crimes
International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda called Wednesday before the UN Security Council for the execution of three outstanding arrest warrants for Libyans accused of various war crimes and crimes against humanity.Bensou (More)
ICC prosecutor reports Libyan war crime suspects remain free despite warrants
International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda told the UN Security Council Wednesday that Libyan National Army Major Mahmoud Mustafa Busayf Al-Werfalli has not yet been arrested by Libyan national authorities, despite an ICC warran (More)
Late Libya Leader Gaddafi's son released from prison
Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of late Libya leader Muammar Gaddafi, was released from prison Friday, according to the Abu Bakr al-Sideeq militia, which was held him for the past five years. Saif, 44, who was the most high-profile of Gaddafi's children, (More)
UN: trial of Gaddafi's son did not meet international standards
The 2014 trial of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi failed to meet international fair trial standards, according to a UN report published Tuesday. The UN "closely monitored" the proceedings and conducted individual investigations with integral parties. The rep (More)
ICC prosecutor: accountability and justice critical in Libya
Justice and accountability are crucial aspects of achieving and maintaining peace in Libya, International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda told the UN Security Council Thursday. She also encouraged the Libyan government to cre (More)
Libya court sentences Gaddafi son to death
A court in Tripoli sentenced Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi , and eight others to death for war crimes dating back to the 2011 revolution. Twenty-three other defendants were handed sentences ranging from five year (More)
Libya suspends law barring Gaddafi officials from office
Libya's House of Representatives on Monday voted to suspend the law barring from office any officials that served under Muammar Gaddafi [BBC backgrounder; JURIST news archive]. The law was passed in May 2013 by Libya's General National Congress (GN (More)
ICC prosecutor warns deteriorating security in Libya impeding efforts to end impunity
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 e (More)
Libya top court declares PM appointment unconstitutional
Libya's Supreme Constitutional Court on Monday refused to accept the appointment of Ahmed Maetig as the country's new prime minister, declaring the nomination unconstitutional. The rejection of the Islamist-led parliament's appointment was not accom (More)
ICC rules it may prosecute Gaddafi's son
The International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled Wednesday that the case against Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam Gaddafi may proceed in the ICC and that Libyan authorities must immediately surrender Saif al-Islam to The Hague. Saif al-Islam is be (More)
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