Libya to defy UN on handing over Saif Gaddafi, documents reveal

Guardian – Libya is set to defy the United Nations by holding its own trial of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of the country’s deposed dictator, without handing him over to the international criminal court, newly released documents show. Reports by ICC lawyers accuse Libya of orchestrating a programme of obstruction in efforts to bring him to justice in the Hague. Libya is obliged under UN rules to hand over Saif – who had been tipped to succeed Muammar Gaddafi – to the ICC, where he is indicted for crimes against humanity. Read Article