ICC to investigate Gadhafi for war crimes

Pro-Gadhafi forces launch attacks on rebel-held cities


The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, says he will investigate Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and his key aides for alleged crimes against humanity. Speaking from The Hague, the Netherlands on Thursday, Mareno-Ocampo announced an investigation into claims that Gadhafi’s security forces have committed war crimes in attacking peaceful protesters during the ongoing Libyan uprising. “We have identified some individuals with de facto or formal authority, who have authority over the security forces,” said Mareno-Ocampo, “they are Moammar Gadhafi, his inner circle, including some of his sons.” He also claimed there would be no impunity and that opposition forces would be investigated as well. Meanwhile, pro-Gadhafi forces have launched fresh warplane attacks on the rebel-held cities of Ajdabiya and Brega, killing 10 civilians.

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ICC to investigate Gadhafi for war crimes

  1. Libya – United Nations Human Rights Council. International Criminal Courts – only slightly less political than the corrupt UN. Hopefully the people of Libya ensure that real justice is carried out.

  2. Justice delayed is justice denied. Thanks for showing up 40 years late, ICC. What a joke.

  3. ICC should investigate the Killing and destruction in Iraq and Afghanistan done by the US and NATO forces since 2001. Hundreds of thousand of innocent men, women and children have been killed by Western Bullets and bombs.

  4. And Canada is steaming towards Libya in a threat against the PEOPLE, in it's protection of all the french quebec companies about to lose their borrowed shirt! lol
    You see, the United States didn't ask for them! In fact, nobody, above board , asked for them. Que est ca ces la? wee?

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