Category Archives: Mauritania

Buying Justice: The Cost of Justice in Libya

In my last post, I noted that there was little-to-no information, much less verified information, about what convinced Mauritania to extradite Muammar Gaddafi’s former right-hand man, Abdullah al-Senussi, to Libya. After being held in the capital of Nouakchott (in a … Continue reading

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Senussi Extradited to Libya: Some Thoughts on What it Means

The first images of Abdullah al-Senussi since the end of Libyan revolution littered social media sites yesterday as the Gaddafi regime’s “eyes and ears”, “blackbox” and “henchman” arrived in Libya after being extradited to Libya from Mauritania. There he was, somewhat … Continue reading

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A New Deal: an ICC “Supervised” Trial for Saif Gaddafi in Libya?

The debate on how and where Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, is tried has taken a new and rather unexpected turn. The BBC has reported that a “Western official” told their correspondent that a … Continue reading

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