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Saif Al Islam Gaddafi

Libya's Big Step Forward... Then What?

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 09.07.2012 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

For all of the good cheer on election day, there were sad reminders that the Transitional National Council remains locked in a bitter contest with unruly, violent-prone militias and tribal gunmen who continue to roam vast swaths of Libya, refusing to lay down their arms.

Trapped in Libya

Seth Engel | Posted 08.12.2012 | World
Seth Engel

Publicly stating a suspect is guilty before a trial begins degrades the rule of law and encourages summary justice, which is precisely what the squads in Zintan have done -- at Miss Taylor's expense.

ICC Lawyer Detained In Libya

Reuters | Posted 08.09.2012 | World

By Ali Shuaib and Hadeel Al Shalchi TRIPOLI/ZINTAN, June 9 (Reuters) - A delegation for the International Criminal Court has been deta...

Former Servant Recounts Gaddafi's Final Days

Posted 02.22.2012 | World

He was one of the last people to see Muammar Gaddafi alive. He was there when the Libyan dictator's convoy was struck by NATO and when he was captured...

Libya To Hold Trial For Gaddafi's Son, Says Official

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2012 | World

By Marie-Louise Gumuchian and Ali Shuaib TRIPOLI, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son and one-time heir apparent of toppled ...

The Libya Trial -- Victor's Justice at the ICC?

Seth Engel | Posted 03.13.2012 | World
Seth Engel

There are certain crimes -- be they war crimes or crimes against humanity -- that are illegal, no matter what your position in society or in which nation you reside.

Investigation Examines Gaddafi Son's London School Of Economics Admittance

Posted 12.01.2011 | World

Britain's Foreign Office approached a professor at the prestigious University of Oxford to admit Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif Al-Islam as a student, The...

Lessons From 1979 Iran for Libya -- Seek Justice, Not Vengeance

Gissou Nia | Posted 01.30.2012 | World
Gissou Nia

While other conflict-worn nations underwent the dual processes of prosecution and reconciliation to set their nations on the course of right, Iran is a case of transitional justice gone horribly wrong.

Unsolved Crimes In Libya

AP | By VANESSA GERA and RAMI AL-SHAHEIBI | Posted 01.23.2012 | World

By VANESSA GERA and RAMI AL-SHAHEIBI, Associated Press TRIPOLI, Libya -- A leading international prosecutor viewed human bones and charred clothing...

Gaddafi Son Hoodwinked By Guide

Posted 11.22.2011 | World

New footage from Reuters shows the man who reportedly guided Libyan rebel forces to capture Saif al-Islam Gaddafi. Youssef Al Hadmani says Gaddafi pro...

Profile: Saif Al Islam Gaddafi

AP | RAMI AL-SHAHEIBI and RYAN LUCAS | Posted 01.19.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, considered Moammar Gadhafi's heir apparent, long drew Western favor by touting himself as a liberalizing...

Gaddafi Son Reportedly Captured

AP | RAMI AL-SHAHEIBI and HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 01.19.2012 | World

ZINTAN, Libya — Moammar Gadhafi's former heir apparent Seif al-Islam was captured by revolutionary fighters in the southern desert Saturday just...

Court Investigates Widespread Rape Allegations In Gaddafi's Libya

AP | By MIKE CORDER | Posted 01.09.2012 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Seif al-Islam Gadhafi will eventually face justice in The Hague but it's not clear where the son of Libya's former dictator ...

Where Is Saif Al Islam?

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 01.03.2012 | World

JOHANNESBURG — A fugitive wanted by the International Criminal Court, Moammar Gadhafi's one-time heir apparent appears to have disappeared in th...

My Classmate Saif al-Islam

Rahilla Zafar | Posted 11.01.2011 | World
Rahilla Zafar

He sat across from me as our professor lectured us on political theory. I wondered if he was an altruistic banker who decided to go back to school. I never would have guessed he was the son of a dictator.

Gaddafi Son Headed To Mali, Official Says

AP | RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 12.27.2011 | World

DAKAR, Senegal — Moammar Gadhafi's intelligence chief who is wanted by Interpol fled to Mali overnight after making his way across Niger where h...

Gaddafi Son Set To Surrender, NTC Says

Posted 12.26.2011 | World

Reuters is reporting that Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam is planning to turn himself in to the International Criminal Court in The Hague. Accordi...

Western Media in Libya: Journalists or the Propaganda Arm of the Insurgency?

Benjamin R. Barber | Posted 10.24.2011 | World
Benjamin R. Barber

Every armed conflict is accompanied by a propaganda war, and I don't blame the rebels for reporting gossip or lies or wishful thinking if it serves their aims. That's war. But I expect our supposedly free and informed journalists to be skeptical.

Gaddafi's Son: 'The Fighting Will Continue Until All Of Libya Is Liberated'

Posted 10.02.2011 | World

(Reuters) - Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's camp has vowed to push on with its war against rebels whether or not NATO stops its bombing campaign...

Gaddafi's Son: Libya In Talks With France

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, July 11 (Reuters) - Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, a son of the Libyan leader, said his father's administration was in talks with the French gove...

Gaddafi's Son Predicts Another Vietnam For U.S.

Le Monde/Worldcrunch | Jean-Philippe Remy | Posted 09.04.2011 | World

Among Muammar Gaddafi's children, Saif Al-Islam was the one with the ambition to become Libya's reformer. The Libyan leader's second son lived and stu...

Gaddafi Arrest Warrant Issued By International Criminal Court

AP | ADAM SCHRECK and MIKE CORDER | Posted 08.27.2011 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Thousands of jubilant Libyans danced and cheered in the streets of the rebel stronghold of Benghazi after the International Cri...

Gaddafi's Son: Libyan Leader Would Agree To Elections, But Not Exile

Posted 08.16.2011 | World

ROME (Reuters) – Muammar Gaddafi would agree to internationally supervised elections on condition there is no vote-rigging, one of the Libyan le...

How Saif Gaddafi Became Indistinguishable From His Father

New York Magazine | James Verini | Posted 07.23.2011 | World

The last time Benjamin Barber saw Saif Qaddafi, in early December, they spent a cheerless evening together in London. Barber, a political scientist an...

Cat and Mouse in the Libyan Desert

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

It didn't take long for Gaddafi to shrewdly declare a so-called unilateral ceasefire. He is no pushover when it comes to outfoxing his opponents, and whether France, Britain and the U.S. will fall for his gambit depends on various factors.