Libya to contest ICC bid to try Gaddafi son

Officials “preparing appeal” to reverse Hague-based court’s decision to prosecute Saif al-Islam for war crimes.

Last Modified: 02 Jun 2013 22:15
Libya has said that it will appeal to the International Criminal Court to reverse its decision to prosecute Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, a son of the country’s late leader Muammar Gaddafi.

Libya must hand Gaddafi’s son to ICC: Hague

Libya had challenged the ICC’s right to put Saif al-Islam Gaddafi on trial on the grounds that since Libya was planning its own proceedings.

World Bulletin/News Desk

Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled on Friday that Libya must hand over the son of slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi to the court, which wants to try him for alleged crimes committed during the revolution that toppled his father.

ICC rejects Libya plea on Gaddafi’s son

Global court finds government is not capable of holding a fair trial for Saif


Published: 12:41 June 1, 2013

Amsterdam: International Criminal Court (ICC) judges on Friday rejected Libya’s request to annul the international arrest warrant for the son of the late Muammar Gaddafi and let the country’s new government try him in Tripoli.