Magharebia (Washington DC)

18 January 2013

Libya: Seif Al-Islam Charged With Prison Escape Attempt

Seif al-Islam Kadhafi, wanted by the ICC for crimes against humanity, appeared in a Zintan court on Thursday (January 17th) on charges of plotting to escape prison, Libya Herald reported.

The new charges are tied to a controversial June visit to Libya by an International Criminal Court team that was helping him prepare his defence, a court official told Wataniya TV.

Moamer Kadhafi's son has been in custody since his 2011 arrest.

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