ICC refers Libya to Security Council

2014-12-10 22:22

The International Criminal Court says Libya was in violation of an obligation to hand over murder suspect Saif al-Islam Gaddafi and referred the matter to the United Nations Security Council.

Niger hands Gaddafi son over to Libya

2014-03-06 10:21

Niger has turned a son of the late dictator Muammar Gaddafi over to Libyan authorities, the Tripoli government says, as a government-allied militia released pictures of him in captivity.

Eastern Libyans declare autonomous govt

2013-10-25 09:28

The leaders of a movement for self-rule in oil-rich eastern Libya have unilaterally announced the formation of a shadow government, the latest challenge to the weakened central authority.

Libyan PM insists citizens must be tried in Libya

2013-10-08 22:26

Libya's PM Ali Zeidan has insisted that Libyan citizens must be tried in their own country, days after US special forces captured a suspected al-Qaeda leader in Tripoli.

Libya sets trial date for Gaddafi's son

2013-06-17 21:25

Saif al-Islam, the son of slain Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, and other former top regime officials will stand trial in August for crimes committed during the 2011 uprising, an aide to the prosecutor says.

Libyan trials could be a 'new Nuremberg'

2013-05-09 10:18

If Libya can conduct fair trials of the top henchmen of the overthrown Gaddafi regime, it could be "Libya's Nuremberg moment", the ICC says.

Gaddafi son's trial to resume

2013-05-02 12:51

The trial of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of deceased Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, on charges of undermining state security, is set to resume in the western city of Zintan.

Lawyer: Gaddafi's killers should be tried

2012-10-20 09:30

The Israeli attorney for the daughter of Muammar Gaddafi says those responsible for the longtime leader's killing a year ago should be brought to justice.

Gaddafi son 'would be hanged in Libya'

2012-10-10 14:07

Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam without a doubt would get a death sentence if tried in Libya, his lawyer has told the ICC in the Hague.

ICC: Libya denies Saif trial imminent

2012-09-10 20:05

Libya has denied that slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam faces imminent trial on charges of crimes against humanity, the ICC says.

Libya: Date set for Gaddafi son's trial

2012-08-23 14:10

Slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam will go on trial in the town of Zintan where he has been held since last November, the prosecution's spokesperson says.

Trial of Gaddafi spy chief adjourned again

2012-07-10 15:10

The Libya trial of ex-intelligence chief Bouzid Dorda, the first of Muammar Gaddafi's top officials to face justice, has been postponed again after the defence team asked for more time to review his case.

Libya since Gaddafi: a timeline

2012-07-04 13:26

Here are some of the key events in Libya since the killing of former dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

Libya frees detained ICC team

2012-07-02 17:04

Libya has freed four ICC officials detained after the head of the Hague-based court apologised for the "difficulties" that had arisen from their mission.

Aus lawyer held in Libya contacts family

2012-06-27 07:53

An Australian lawyer detained in Libya on an ICC visit to Muammar’s Gaddafi’s son has been able to contact her family and let them know she is well, Canberra says.

Libya will 'co-operate with ICC on Saif'

2012-06-21 22:25

Libya says it is committed to co-operating with the International Criminal Court in the case of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi as it seeks to resolve the issue of four detained ICC envoys.

ICC lawyer free if she reveal Libyan outlaw

2012-06-12 08:15

An Australian lawyer being held in Libya will be released if she reveals the whereabouts of the country’s most wanted man, a key player in the former regime of Muammar Gaddafi, a report says.

Aus calls for release of lawyer in Libya

2012-06-11 08:07

Prime Minister Julia Gillard has urged Libyan authorities to release an Australian lawyer accused of spying, as Canberra ramped up diplomatic efforts to secure the woman’s freedom.

Gaddafi's son stays in Libya, for now

2012-06-01 22:59

International Criminal Court judges say Libya does not have to hand over Muammar Gaddafi's son, pending a ruling on Tripoli's challenge to the court's right to try him.

Saif refusing to accept defence lawyer

2012-05-17 07:58

Muammar Gaddafi's son is refusing to name a defence lawyer, a top Libyan diplomat says, amid growing questions over the conditions in which Saif al-Islam is being held.

ICC: Evidence of killings by Gaddafi son

2012-04-20 16:03

The chief prosecuter of the ICC says Libya has evidence linking Saif al-Islam Gaddafi to executions in the early days of the uprising that brought down his father's dictatorship

ICC in Libya over case of Saif Gaddafi

2012-04-18 14:24

The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor has arrived in the Libyan capital to follow up on the case of Muammar Gaddafi’s captured son Saif al-Islam.

Gaddafi's son 'attacked' in Libya detention

2012-04-05 22:40

Saif al-Islam, the son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has been attacked in detention in Libya, a lawyer from the International Criminal Court says.

Libya rules out UK visit on Lockerbie

2012-03-07 09:26

Libya's interior minister has ruled out a visit by British police to investigate the 1988 Lockerbie bombing or the killing of British policewoman Yvonne Fletcher almost two decades ago.

Gaddafi son to be tried in Libya – minister

2012-01-23 16:22

The ICC has accepted that Saif al-Islam Gaddafi be tried in Libya and not at the Hague-based court, Libyan Justice Minister Ali Khalifa Ashur says.


Libya on the wrong path, warns ICC

2014-11-12 09:44

The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says there are indications of war crimes being committed in Libya, warning that the strife-torn country is "on the wrong path".

Gaddafi son Saif appears in court

2013-12-12 13:40

Saif al-Islam, the son of slain Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, has appeared in a court in the western city of Zintan on charges of threatening national security, his lawyer says.

ICC says Libya can try Gaddafi spy chief

2013-10-11 16:10

The ICC has ruled that Libya can try slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi’s former spy chief, having previously demanded he be handed over to The Hague.

Trial of Gaddafi’s son postponed in Libya

2013-09-19 12:00

Libyan state TV says the trial of the son of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi on charges of "harming state security" has been postponed after he showed up in a courtroom in Zintan.

ICC going ahead with Gaddafi son's trial

2013-05-31 21:06

The International Criminal Court has rejected Tripoli's bid to halt the prosecution of slain leader Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam for crimes against humanity.

Gaddafi's son appears in court

2013-05-02 13:47

The imprisoned son of Libya's slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi has appeared in court on charges of harming state security, but the judge adjourned his hearing until September.

ICC expects Libya assistance on Saif trial

2012-11-08 21:14

The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor says she expects the Libyan government's co-operation if judges rule that Saif al-Islam gaddafi must be tried by the war crimes tribunal - not by a Libyan court.

Libyans long for security

2012-10-16 11:54

Libya has taken a major step towards democracy this year by holding its first free elections but success has been marred by rising extremism and failure to disband militia.

ICC: Libya insists on holding Saif trial

2012-10-09 20:24

Libya has enough evidence to charge Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam with crimes against humanity, lawyers have told the International Criminal Court.

Trial of Gaddafi son likely to be delayed

2012-09-06 17:59

The trial of Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam may be delayed to include any relevant testimony obtained via interrogation from the country’s former spy chief, an official says.

Gaddafi son: Trial in Libya would be murder

2012-08-01 07:50

The son of killed Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi says he wants to be tried for alleged war crimes in the Netherlands, saying a trial in Libya would be tantamount to murder.

Gaddafi son right to fair trial 'prejudiced'

2012-07-06 20:00

The right to a fair trial of Saif al-Islam, son of Muammar Gaddafi, has been "irrevocably prejudiced", his ICC layer says following her release from detention in Libya.

Libya: Freed ICC team back in Netherlands

2012-07-03 07:45

Four envoys of the ICC who were detained in Libya last month after visiting the son of slain leader Muammar Gaddafi have arrived in the Netherlands, a spokesperson says.

ICC Libya-held team 'may be released'

2012-07-02 09:42

The ICC says it expects a four-member legal team detained in Libya three weeks ago after visiting slain Muammar Gaddafi's jailed son to be released.

Trial of Gaddafi intel chief adjourned

2012-06-26 16:45

The trial of Bouzid Dorda, the first of Muammar Gaddafi’s senior officials to face trial in Libya, has been adjourned after his layer requested more time to review his client’s case.

ICC team in Libya in good health

2012-06-15 22:09

Four International Criminal Court officials detained in Libya say they are in good health and are being well treated, the ICC says in a statement.

Libya: ICC team faces 45 days' detention

2012-06-11 18:50

Libya has put four ICC envoys in "preventive" detention in prison for 45 days while investigating an alleged threat to national security, a judicial source says.

Libya starts first trial of Gaddafi official

2012-06-06 08:05

The first trial of a senior Muammar Gaddafi-era official accused of crimes relating to last year’s war has opened, in what will be seen as a test of the Libyan government’s ability to try high profile loyalists of the ousted leader.

Libya says ready to try Gaddafi loyalists

2012-06-01 07:43

The civilian trials of senior officials in Muammar Gaddafi's former government are set to begin in early June with his former spy chief, Libya’s prosecutor general says.

ICC rejects Libya bid to try Gaddafi son

2012-04-26 08:58

The ICC has again rejected attempts by Libya to delay handing over one of former dictator Muammar Gaddafi's sons, Saif al-Islam, who is wanted for trial.

Gaddafi's son to face justice, eventually - ICC

2012-04-18 22:35

International Criminal Court prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo says that Saif al-Islam Gaddafi will face justice no matter where his trial is ultimately held.

Saif Gaddafi 'hopes' for Libyan trial

2012-04-11 22:40

Saif al-Islam, son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has told ICC officials he hopes to be tried in Libya but they doubt his statement, a report says.

Libya vows trial for Gaddafi spy chief

2012-03-22 15:01

Libya's new rulers, under pressure from human rights groups, have vowed to put on trial Muammar Gaddafi’s former spy chief before June elections if Mauritania extradites him as expected.

Libya's 1st anniversary of uprising

2012-02-17 20:16

Libyans have taken to the streets to celebrate the first the first anniversary of the uprising that toppled Muammar Gaddafi.

Libya seeks more time on Gaddafi son

2012-01-11 12:08

Libyan authorities have asked for more time to answer questions from the ICC about the case of Muammar Gaddafi’s son, who is wanted by the court but is being held by Libyan fighters.

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