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Companies Helped Sustain the Gaddafi Regime. They Should be Held to Account

The following was written for and initially published by the Global and Mail, in response to the ongoing scandal surrounding the Canadian government and the Canadian company, SNC-Lavalin.  Canadians have been battered with news about the SNC-Lavalin scandal. The Trudeau … Continue reading

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Updated: What We Know (and Don’t Know) About Saif Gaddafi’s ‘Release’

Where in the world is Saif al-Islam Gaddafi? Rumours about his whereabouts and the circumstances he faces have been swirling for weeks. Saif, the former heir-apparent to his father’s rule over Libya, faces an indictment at the International Criminal Court … Continue reading

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Transitional Justice without a Peaceful Transition—The Case of Post-Gaddafi Libya

An ongoing question for scholars and constant challenge for practitioners is how to combine peacebuilding with transitional justice. There are, clearly, no easy solutions. The case of Libya demonstrates this vividly and is the focus of an article I recently … Continue reading

Posted in Amnesty, International Criminal Court (ICC), International Criminal Justice, Libya, Libya and the ICC, Lustration, Transitional Justice | 4 Comments

ICC Rules: Saif Gaddafi Should be Tried in The Hague, Not Libya

Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have finally ruled on Libya’s admissibility challenge regarding Saif al-Islam Gadadfi. The ICC’s Pre-Trial Chamber has decided against Libya’s request to try Saif in Libya and have reiterated their demand that Saif be surrendered … Continue reading

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Justice After the War: The ICC and Post-Gaddafi Libya

Dear readers, I wanted to alert you to a new article I recently wrote and have posted at Academia.edu. The draft chapter, Justice After the War: The ICC and Post-Gaddafi Libya, was prepared for a forthcoming book edited by Kirsten … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarity, Defense Counsel, ICC Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC), International Law, Libya, Libya and the ICC, The Tripoli Three (Tripoli3), Transitional Justice | 1 Comment

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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Part 1: Saif Gaddafi, Libya and the ICC

Most readers will know by now that the Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Court dismissed Libya’s ruling National Transition Council (NTC)’s application to try Saif al-Islam Gaddafi in Libya. Saif, of course, was indicted by the ICC in June 2011 … Continue reading

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Saif Gaddafi Arrested: What now for Justice in Libya?

Last Friday night, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, dressed in the traditional garbs of the Tuaregs, was detained whilst on the run, likely to neighbouring Niger. With the death of his father, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, Saif al-Islam had become the most wanted … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarity, Human Rights, ICC Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC), Justice, Libya, Libya and the ICC, The Tripoli Three (Tripoli3) | 3 Comments

Who Gets to Serve Justice: Saif Gaddafi and ICC Due Process

Mathias Holvoet, a PhD-Candidate, studying international criminal law, at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Free University of Brussels), joins us to discuss the possible surrender of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi to the ICC. Specifically, Holvoet covers the issue of due process of the accused … Continue reading

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What a Difference Actually Asking Makes: Burkina Faso, Asylum and Gaddafi

A few months ago, amidst rampant rumours that Muammar Gaddafi was seeking asylum in Burkina Faso, I expressed my frustration at what I thought was groundless and largely unfounded speculation: “If Gaddafi does, in fact, seek asylum he will surely … Continue reading

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