Saturday, June 10, 2017

Former Libyan Leader Gaddafi's Second Son Saif al-Islam Gaddafi Has Been Released From Prison In Libya

Photo: The captors of Saif al-Islam (above in 2015), son and one-time heir apparent of Libya's late dictator Muammar Gaddafi, say they have released him after more than five years in detention

BBC: Gaddafi's son Saif 'freed' in Libya

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, second son of the late deposed Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi, is said to have been freed under an amnesty, in a move which could fuel further instability.

His father's preferred successor, he had been held by a militia in the town of Zintan for the past six years.

The Abu Bakr al-Siddiq Battalion said he had been released on Friday but he has not been shown in public.

Local reports suggest he is now in the eastern city of Bayda with relatives.

The militia group said it was acting on a request from the "interim government".

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WNU Editor: Here is an easy prediction .... his release is going to make a lot of people angry, and it is only going to make Libya even more unstable. He is wanted for war crimes .... the right thing would have been for him to be sent to The Hague for trial.

More News On The Release Of Former Libyan Leader Gaddafi's Second Son Saif al-Islam Gaddafi From Prison In Libya

Wanted Gaddafi son freed by militia captors in Libya -- Euronews
Second son of Gaddafi Saif freed from jail in Libya -- Digital Journal
Gaddafi's son Saif al Islam is released from prison in Libya -- SKY News
Colonel Gaddafi's playboy son Saif al-Islam 'is freed' after more than five years in detention -- Daily Mail
Saif al-Islam Gaddafi freed from prison in Zintan -- Al Jazeera
Gaddafi son Saif al-Islam freed from custody, Libyan militia says -- Middle East Eye
'Completely Free': Militants Release Son of Ex-Libyan Leader Muammar Gaddafi -- Sputnik
Gaddafi’s son released from prison, Libyan militia says -- RT


RussInSoCal said...

Death Pool, anyone?

Jay Farquharson said...

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, along with with his sister, Ayesha are probably Lybia's best bets for a stable future.