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New article from The Lawfare Project in "Big Peace"
Thursday, July 07, 2011

Qaddafi Arrest Warrants Issued – Who’s Unhappy?

By Aaron Eitan Meyer

On June 27th, 2011, international arrest warrants were issued by the International Criminal Court for Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi and two of his top henchmen, approximately four months after the UN Security Council unanimously decided “to refer the situation in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya since 15 February 2011 to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court” in Resolution 1970. For those keeping track, this was supported by the newly renamed Organization of Islamic Cooperation (nee Organization of the Islamic Conference, commonly referred to as the OIC), whose Secretary General “underlined the role played by the OIC in resolving the Libyan conflict, the latest of them being the dispatch of a political delegation to the Libyan capital, Tripoli."

Read the full article here.

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