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Another Curious Moment in the Saif and Senussi Cases

There have been numerous twists and turns in the cases of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi and Abdullah al-Senussi. Senussi was allegedly bought for $200 million from Mauritania and held there for months before being surrendered to Libya in September 2012. Saif’s … Continue reading

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How the ICC Could Still Get Senussi to The Hague

As I write this, admissibility hearings at the International Criminal Court (ICC) are ongoing. The hearings will play a major role in whether or not ICC judges ultimately accept Libya’s plans to try Abdullah al-Senussi, Gaddafi’s former spy chief and … 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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Libya vs. The ICC: Stalemate over Saif and Senussi

I recently had the opportunity to write a piece for the great folks at Think Africa Press on the ongoing battle between the ICC and Libya over the custody of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi and Abdullah al-Senussi. It covers much of … Continue reading

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Justice in Libya? The Senussi Sweepstakes!

As many readers will already be aware, Abdullah al-Senussi was recently detained in Mauritania in a joint operation between French and Mauritanian intelligence forces. Senussi, variously called Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s “right hand man”, “eyes and ears” and the Gaddafi regime’s “black … Continue reading

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Where in the World is Abdullah al-Senussi?

Over the past few months, the world has honed in on the fate of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the former heir apparent of Libya and one-time galavanting ‘playboy’ who now finds himself in almost complete seclusion after being detained in November … Continue reading

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Trying Saif, Senussi in Libya: Why is Moreno-Ocampo so Lenient?

I recently had the opportunity to attend a seminar on the International Criminal Court and complementarity in Libya, held by Leiden’s esteemed professor of  international law, Carsten Stahn. The seminar was organized by Jens Meierhenrich and was also attended by … Continue reading

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The “Crown Jewel” of Justice in Libya: Senussi, not Saif

Since the NATO-backed rebellion in Libya began to sweep away at the four-decade rule of Muammar Gaddafi, the international attention (deficit disorder) paid to Libya has tended to only concentrate on one of the Tripoli Three at a time. For … Continue reading

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Pandora’s Box: What, if anything, can the ICC do for Libya?

The following is Mark Kersten’s contribution to the ongoing symposium on Libya and International Justice. All other posts in this symposium, put together with Opinio Juris, are available here.  In the midst of Libya’s uprising and civil war, Idriss Déby … Continue reading

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The Quest for Accountability in Libya: A Pressing but Neglected Concern

Kate Vigneswaran and and Vito Todeschini join JiC for their contribution to our ongoing joint symposium with Opinio Juris on Libya and International Justice. Kate is a Senior Legal Adviser, International Commission of Jurists, MENA Programme and Vito is an … Continue reading

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