Saif al-Islam, the second son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has demanded he be tried in the western city of Zintan rather than capital Tripoli.
At least 13 soldiers were killed by unidentified gunmen who raided a national army checkpoint in Libya`s capital Tripoli Saturday, reported Xinhua.
Amnesty International has urged authorities to "immediately hand" Gaddafi`s son and al-Senoussi to the International Criminal Court where they are wanted on charges of crimes against humanity.
The British lawyer representing Saif al-Islam Gaddafi has urged the British government to prevent his client from facing trial in Libya, amid fears that he will be subjected to a `show trial` and immediately sentenced to death.
The son of deceased Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi will be tried in Libya in August, the prosecutor`s office has announced.
Muammar Gaddafi was later killed by rebels near his hometown of Sirte in October 2011.
Slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi`s eldest son Saif al-Islam Gaddafi and intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senoussi will stand trial in Libya as early as next month, Xinhua reported Monday.
Saif al-Islam will be charged for urging supporters to kill demonstrators and revolutionaries during last year’s uprising
Four envoys of the International Criminal Court who were detained in Libya last month after visiting the son of slain leader Moamer Kadhafi arrived Tuesday in the Netherlands, an ICC spokesman said.
The ICC told Libyan authorities to surrender former dictator Muammar Gaddafi`s son wanted by the permanent tribunal for
crimes against humanity.
The ICC issued an arrest warrant for Saif al-Islam after he was accused of being involvement in killing of protesters.
The ICC`s chief prosecutor, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, said in November that he was happy for Libya to hold the trial.
Libya had asked for a three week extension to a January 10 deadline to provide information about Saif al-Islam.
Nadia, a blue-eyed brunette claims to have met Saif when she was working as a stripper at a Moscow nightclub.
Libya`s new leaders said they will not hand Saif al-Islam Gaddafi over to the International Criminal Court.
Word of the capture set off rejoicing in the streets of cities across the vast, oil-rich nation of just six million.
Libya`s interim leadership would like to try Saif al-Islam and former intelligence chief in Libya.
The ICC has warned the 39-year-old, that it could order a mid-air interception if he tried to flee by plane from his Sahara desert hideout for a safe haven.
Saif al-Islam is the only one of Muammar Gaddafi`s eight children still on the run.
Saif al-Islam said Libya will discuss reforms after dealing with terrorists.
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