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Tripoli Appeals Court to rule on Italy-Presidential Council MoU

A number of Libyan citizens lodged an appeal at the Judiciary Division of the Tripoli Appeals Court against the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the UN-proposed government’s Presidential Council’s Head Fayez Al-Sirraj and the Italian Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni.

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Human Rights Watch criticises ICC for lack of new Libyan war crimes cases

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has been sharply criticised by Human Rights Watch (HRW) for not launching new investigations into war crimes in Libya.

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DCAF publishes the consolidated Libyan Penal Code and Criminal Procedure Code in Arabic and English

The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) announces the online publication of the Libyan Penal Code and Criminal Procedure Code, fully consolidated with their amendments, and their English translations on its security sector legislation database. 

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Will Gadhafi’s son be Libya’s next leader?

Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, the son of late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, has been released from jail in Zintan, a town in western Libya, after spending nearly five years there since his capture in November 2011. After his father was killed on Oct. 20, 2011, by rebel groups that captured his …

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How Saif al-Islam became a bargaining chip between Libya’s factions

Even before he was captured and his finger infamously chopped off, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi had a way of making headlines, charming his supporters, and enraging his enemies. Saif was the dapper multi-billion dollar poster boy for détente between Muammar Gaddafi’s Libya and the West. Saif’s allies spearheaded the economic reforms …

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