The battle between Libya and the International Criminal Court (ICC) over where Abdullah al-Senussi and Saif al-Islam Gaddafi should be tried has taken another dramatic turn.
Saif’s legal representative John Jones has written a scathing letter to the UK’s Foreign Secretary William Hague in which he decried what he views as Britain’s hypocrisy in selectively promoting international justice:
“You cannot plausibly claim to be a champion of international humanitarian law while turning a blind eye to Libya’s faults… Libya is defying the ICC’s order to hand over Saif. The foreign secretary needs to demonstrate Britain’s backing for the court.”
Article by Mark Kersten, Justice in Conflict.
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