Posts Tagged ‘ICC’

ICC issues a second arrest warrant of Mahmoud Al-Werfalli over war crimes

  • 5 July 2018 - 13:10
ICC issues a second arrest warrant of Mahmoud Al-Werfalli over war crimes

On 4 July 2018, Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court ("ICC" or the "Court") issued a second warrant of arrest for Mahmoud Mustafa Busayf AL‑WERFALLI ("Mr. Al-Werfalli") for his alleged responsibility for murder as a war crime in the context of the non-international armed...

ICC prosecutor demands handover of Al-Werfalli, promises more arrest warrants in Libya

  • 9 May 2018 - 20:59
ICC prosecutor demands handover of Al-Werfalli, promises more arrest warrants in Libya

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Fatou Bensouda told the UN Security Council on Wednesday that her office is “steadily progressing” in its investigation of crimes committed in Libya and expects to issue new arrest warrants “in the near future.”  Bensouda added at...

Interpol issues Red Notice for Libya eastern killer Mahmoud Al-Werfalli

  • 24 February 2018 - 10:10
Interpol issues Red Notice for Libya eastern killer Mahmoud Al-Werfalli

The Interpol issued a Red Notice for the eastern frontlines commander of Al-Saiqa Force at the self-styled army led by Khalifa Haftar in eastern Libya and allied to the Tobruk parliament. The Interpol posted on its Red Notice section the name of Al-Werfalli saying he is convicted of war crimes...

Al-Werfalli released after one-day long investigation

  • 8 February 2018 - 12:21
Al-Werfalli released after one-day long investigation

The media office of Al-Saiqa Force of Operation Dignity forces led by Khalifa Haftar in eastern Libya announced Thursday that Mahmoud Al-Werfalli was released today after finishing the investigation on war crimes with him. Mahmoud Al-Werfalli, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court...

ICC-wanted Libyan killer says turned himself in to east Libya’s military police

  • 7 February 2018 - 20:46
ICC-wanted Libyan killer says turned himself in to east Libya’s military police

Mahmoud Al-Werfalli, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) over the alleged summary execution of dozens of people has handed himself in to the military police in eastern Libya, he claimed in a video on social media.   It was not clear whether the apparent...

Disturbing video shows children mimicking Libya ICC-wanted killer Al-Werfalli

  • 3 February 2018 - 21:32
Disturbing video shows children mimicking Libya ICC-wanted killer Al-Werfalli

A shocking video was posted online and went viral over the last two days in Libya showing a group of kids re-acting a scene from the crime of Mahmoud Al-Werfalli, Libyan east-based fighters, in which he killed 10 prisoners using his machine gun.   The footage shows six boys...

ICC Prosecutor reiterates call on Libyan authorities to hand over Al-Werfalli for war crimes

  • 27 January 2018 - 11:52
ICC Prosecutor reiterates call on Libyan authorities to hand over Al-Werfalli for war crimes

 The International Criminal Court prosecutor issued a renewed appeal on Friday to Libyan authorities to arrest a Libyan commander wanted by the court for war crimes, after he was linked to a shocking video purported to show brutal killings. Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said in a statement that she...

ICC-wanted Al-Werfalli executes 10 prisoners in Libya’s Benghazi

  • 24 January 2018 - 19:20
ICC-wanted Al-Werfalli executes 10 prisoners in Libya’s Benghazi

The commander in Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan army Mahmoud Al-Werfalli conducted summary execution of 10 detainees in front of Bayat Al-Ridwan mosque in Benghazi, in the same spot the twin car bombings took place on Tuesday. Mahmoud Al-Werfalli is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC)...

Bosnian Croat war criminal takes poison at the ICC verdict hearing

  • 29 November 2017 - 21:27
Bosnian Croat war criminal takes poison at the ICC verdict hearing

A Bosnian Croat war criminal has died after drinking poison during an appeal hearing in The Hague. Slobodan Praljak, 72, died in hospital, with the UN court announcing that the courtroom was now "a crime scene". On hearing that his 20-year jail term had been upheld, the ex-commander of...

International lawyers present ICC with crimes dossier aiming at trying Libya’s strongman Haftar

  • 14 November 2017 - 21:05
International lawyers present ICC with crimes dossier aiming at trying Libya’s strongman Haftar

Human rights lawyers provided evidence Tuesday to the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutors saying that forces loyal to the Libyan strongman in eastern region are responsible for crimes including murder, torture and persecution.   Toby Cadman of the Guernica 37 International...