Gaddafi’s Son Saif To Run for Libyan Presidentship


Web Desk(March 20, 2018): The son of the late Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi is to run as a candidate in the country’s presidential elections this year, according to local media reports.

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi was once the heir apparent to his father’s regime but is now wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity during his father’s brutal efforts to put down the 2011 rebellion against his rule.His candidacy was announced by officials in the Libyan Popular Front party during a news conference in Tunis on Monday.Khaled Guel told al-Araby al-Jadeed, a pan-Arab newspaper, that Libya needed to get past recent divisions.

Originally Posted on Abbtak Tv


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