International Politics

Despite Running for Presidency, ICC Says Arrest Warrant For Gaddafi’s Son Still Valid

An arrest warrant issued by the International Criminal Court (ICC) against Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, is still valid.

According to an ICC spokesman,Fadi al-Abdullah, the ICC arrest warrant remains in force and has not changed even though the ICC does not comment on political issues

Over the weekend, Saif al-Islam submitted his application to run in Libya’s upcoming presidential election.

In 2011, the ICC issued an arrest warrant against Saif al-Islam on charges of committing crimes against humanity in Libya.

Libya’s presidential and parliamentary elections are set to take place on Dec. 24.

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