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LIBYA: ICC Vows New Charges If Crimes Continue


The Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda warned that the situation in Libya “remains dire” and promised to seek new arrest warrants if serious crimes do not stop.

Bensouda also demanded the arrest and transfer of suspects already subject to arrest warrants, including the son of former Libyan dictator Gadhafi, Saiful Islam the former head of Libya’s Internal Security Agency and a Libyan military officer alleged to have been involved in the killing of 33 captives in cold blood.

She told the U.N. Security Council that the security situation in Libya “remains unstable with violent clashes occurring between various factions across Libya.

Bensouda pointed to reports emerging that the bodies of 36 men were found in the town of al-Abyar, 50 kilometers east of Benghazi.