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Seif el Islam el Gadaffi

Date of Birth: 25 June 1972


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Everyone wants to be president

Almost immediately dozens of potential candidates lined up the most improbable of whom was among the first to declare – Seif el Islam el Gadaffi the second son of deceased dictator Moammar el Gadaffi...

Seif el Islam's and Haftar's candidacies dispelled the calm that the Paris conference had been meant to spread...

Seif el Islam and Haftar unite the country against them The submission in person of presidential nomination papers by Seif el Islam el Gadaffi on 14 November in the southern city of Sebha was the first time he had appeared in public since he was captured in 2011 by the Zintan militia during his attempt to flee the country in the wake of his father's killing in 2011...

What support remains for the Gadaffi family is found in the southern part of the country but Sebha itself is largely controlled by the Libyan National Army (LNA) of General Khalifa Haftar who regards Seif el Islam as a serious threat...


Eastern strongman squares up for the polls

Saif el Islam el Gadaffi son of the former Libyan leader would likely gather more support if he stands and would probably take some of it from would-be Haftar supporters...

Saif el Islam el Gadaffi son of the former Libyan leader would likely gather more support if he stands and would probably take some of it from would-be Haftar supporters...

The 'Volcano of Rage' operations room which coordinated military action against the LNA's Tripoli offensive has gone further saying that if Haftar and Saif el Islam are allowed to be presidential candidates then polling stations in western Libya will be forcibly closed...


Doubts on elections multiply

Saif al Islam Gadaffi son of the former leader finally re-emerged on the national stage last month with an interview in the New York Times suggesting that he might stand...

Southern supporters of the former regime threatened to turn off the Moammar el Gadaffi era 'Great Man-Made River' water supply to Tripoli if the GNU did not release Abdullah el Senussi the former dictator's brother-in-law and intelligence chief who like Saif el Islam is wanted by the ICC for crimes against humanity (AC Vol 57 No 14 Gadaffi's desperate bid)...


Doubts about unity deal

Such failings have fuelled a creeping nostalgia for the Gadaffi era with whispers that the late dictator's son Saif el Islam might eventually figure in a national settlement...


Gadaffi's desperate bid

International lawyers for Seif el Islam Gadaffi son of the late dictator Moammar el Gadaffi have made a U-turn in their defence strategy at the International Criminal Court and will ask judges to declare the case inadmissible...

International lawyers for Seif el Islam Gadaffi son of the late dictator Moammar el Gadaffi have made a U-turn in their defence strategy at the International Criminal Court and will ask judges to declare the case inadmissible...

Meanwhile the Court of Assizes in Tripoli put Seif el Islam on trial and on 28 July last year sentenced him to death by firing squad along with 32 others including El Senussi and ex-Prime Minister El Baghdadi Ali el Mahmoudi...

Seif el Islam gave evidence by video link from Zintan...

Seif el Islam's Court-appointed lawyer in the Netherlands had previously insisted that he be tried by the ICC because he could not receive a fair trial in Libya and because the death penalty applies there...

A new international legal team which Seif el Islam appointed several months ago argues that he should not be tried by the ICC since a trial has already taken place and to hold another would violate the principle of double jeopardy...

After the Court's summer recess the lawyers plan to file a motion challenging the admissibility of the case against Seif el Islam based on the prohibition of double jeopardy...

By invoking double jeopardy Seif el Islam is in effect accepting the trial in Libya and the verdict...

AmnestyThe new strategy is motivated by the possibility of Seif el Islam applying for release under the amnesty law passed by the House of Representatives (HoR) Libya's internationally recognised Parliament in Tobruk last July...

He quoted the then Justice Minister in the Tobruk government of Abdullah el Thani the late El Mabrouk Graira as saying that Seif el Islam could be granted amnesty...

Although its authenticity has been questioned a Ministry Spokesperson told the Middle East Monitor website that the law could apply to Seif el Islam's case...

If Seif el Islam did benefit from the amnesty there is no guarantee that the ICC would lose interest...

Seif el Islam would have to wait for the ICC to formally close the case against him before he could apply for amnesty at home if he did not want to be tried by the ICC...


Libya links worry Wall Street

The United States regulatory authorities are closing in on several cases involving US financial institutions and possible bribes and commissions for the late Colonel Moammer el Gadaffi's son Seif el Islam and his friends...

The enquiries may expose how friends of Seif el Islam earned huge commissions as international funds and investment advisors scrabbled to gain access to lucrative deals...

Both were strongly backed by Seif el Islam...

His father-in-law Ghanem was known to be a close advisor of Seif el Islam...

Neither broker is believed to have been qualified to advise on deals of such complexity although both are said to have been close friends of Seif el Islam...

Seif el Islam remains in militia custody in Zintan in northwestern Libya...


Electoral victory roll

There he played a key role in attempts to implement the economic reform and modernisation programme patronised by Seif el Islam el Gadaffi...


From Gadaffi to Qatar

It was one of some 8 000 contracts awarded by the Organisation for the Development of Administrative Centres one of three lavishly-funded bodies letting contracts for a huge project to rebuild Libya launched by the Colonel and his son Seif el Islam el Gadaffi in 2006...

Before the revolution Salabi was linked to Seif el Islam’s attempts to reintegrate Islamists like the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group...


Brothers unbound

The Zintan Military Council not the NTC holds the late dictator's senior surviving son Seif el Islam el Gadaffi which may have helped the ZMC leader Osama el Juweili to outflank his rival Belhadj to become the interim government's Defence Minister...


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