Saif al-Islam, Son Of Former Libyan Leader Muammar Gaddafi, Given Death Sentence


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Saif al-Islam is one of the eight former Libyan authorities who is being put to death for committing human rights violations during the 2011 Arab Spring revolution that wiped his now-deceased father, Muammar Gaddafi, from his role as prime minister. al-Islam is being incriminated by the International Criminal Court for similar charges. However, it is questioned whether al-Islam will actually be executed, as the militia that is holding him does not recognize the current regime in Tripoli and refuses to hand him over. Read more at Quartz.


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