The Libyan Human Rights Solidarity organization said Tuesday on Facebook that the International Criminal Court (ICC) had opened an investigation into human rights violations at Mitiga prison that is run by Special Deterrence Force (SDF) in Tripoli.
Abdelhakim Belhaj has denied any involvement in any terror attacks within Libya. The denial came in response to an arrest warrant issued by Libya’s Attorney General last week naming Belhaj as being complicit in attacks on oil installations and an airbase.
The Benghazi Court Martial ruled on Sunday that Mahmoud Al-Werfalli – the commander of Saiqa Force of the self-styled army of Khalifa Haftar – is not wanted for justice any more annulling his arrest warrant, despite the fact that the International Criminal Court has issued two arrest warrants of him.
Libyan authorities issued arrest warrants for 37 suspects over attacks on key oil ports in the east of the country and a military base in the south, a source in the attorney general’s office said to Reuters on Friday.
The Libyan Public Prosecutor has issued an arrest warrant of the Chairman of the Wattan Party Abdelhakim Belhaj and the former commander of the Petroleum Facilities Guard Ibrahim Jadran.
The Supreme Judiciary Council demanded the relevant authorities to provide protection for members of the judicial bodies, after the recent attack on the head of Sabha’s District Court Abu Bakr Saleh last Thursday.
Attorney General Office issues arrest warrants against individuals involved in closure of oil fields
The Attorney General’s Office in Tripoli issued two arrest warrants against two people on charges of inciting the closure of El-Feel and Sharara oil fields in the south-West of the country.
Members of the Tuareg community gathered in Ubari town in southwestern Libya to condemn in the strongest terms the airstrike conducted by US Africa Command (AFRICOM) near Awaynat town last Thursday, which killed 11 people; AFRICOM claimed they were al-Qaeda militants.
The Libyan professor of International Law and Human Rights, Dr. Ramadan Benzeer, has recently commented on the issue of the release of Libyan frozen assets in Belgium.
Two suspects in the Sunday shooting of Salah Smuey, the former chief of Tripoli Security Directorate, were arrested by the Rada Special Deterrence Force yesterday.