Monday, August 22, 2011

Gaddafi's son, Saif Islam, arrested

Saif Islam, son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, on whom an arrest warrant by the International Criminal Court (ICC), has been detained by rebel forces Libyan court has stated today . The ICC has received confirmation that Islam has been arrested, as had been previously reported from Libya rebel forces, according to the Dutch agency ANP.

The ICC accuses the Libyan leader, his second son, Saif Islam, and brother Abdullah the Senusi crimes against humanity allegedly committed in Libya since last February, during the riots of insurgents in the North African country. The rebel forces are advancing today in the control of power in Libya and have already beleaguered Gaddafi's headquarters, according to television station Al Jazeera.

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