Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

FRANCE IN FOCUS

Aiding migrants in France: What are the legal implications?

Read more

FOCUS

The challenge of clearing Colombia of landmines

Read more

REVISITED

Video: Gambians reflect on first year of democracy

Read more

FASHION

Pitti Uomo in Florence, the world's largest men's fashion showcase

Read more

ENCORE!

Award-winning Filipino filmmaker Brillante Mendoza on keeping it real

Read more

REPORTERS

Exclusive: On the frontline with Shiite militias in Iraq

Read more

#THE 51%

Explaining #MeToo criticism: The French love of freedom and debate

Read more

YOU ARE HERE

The bookworms of France's National Library

Read more

DOWN TO EARTH

How ethical is your smartphone?

Read more

Africa

Interpol issues arrest warrant for fugitive Muammar Gaddafi

Text by News Wires

Latest update : 2011-09-09

Interpol has issued arrest warrants for ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, his son Saif al-Islam and his intelligence chief, a day after the International Criminal Court enlisted the international police body’s help in arresting them.

REUTERS - Interpol has issued arrest warrants for Libya's Muammar Gaddafi, his son Saif al-Islam, and intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senussi, it said in a statement on Friday.

The International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor had made the request to the Lyon-based police organisation on Thursday.

"As far as Interpol's general secretariat headquarters is concerned, Muammar Gaddafi is a fugitive whose country of nationality and the ICC want arrested and held accountable for the serious criminal charges that have been brought against him," said Interpol Secretary General Ronald Noble.

The ICC issued arrest warrants in June for all three for crimes against humanity.

ICC prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo said he wants Interpol to issue a red notice to arrest Muammar Gaddafi for the alleged crimes against humanity of murder and persecution.


 

Date created : 2011-09-08

  • LIBYA

    Where is Muammar Gaddafi?

    Read more

  • LIBYA

    ICC issues arrest warrant for Gaddafi, intelligence chief

    Read more

  • LIBYA

    Gaddafi ordered mass rape, ICC prosecutor says

    Read more

COMMENT(S)