Saif al-Islam al-Gaddafi

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Saif al-Islam Gaddafi
سيف الإسلام معمر القذافي
Personal details
Born (1972-06-25) 25 June 1972 (age 49)
Tripoli, Libyan Arab Republic
MotherSafia Farkash
FatherMuammar Gaddafi
Alma materAl Fateh University
International Management Development Consulting University
London School of Economics[1]
ProfessionEngineer[source?] Artist

Saif al-Islam al-Gaddafi (born June 25, 1972) is one of the sons of Muammar al-Gaddafi. Saif studied architecture and political science. He holds a PhD from the London School of Economics. Saif presides the Gaddafi International Foundation of Charitable Associations. In 2011, the International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant against Saif. The court said that Saif may have committed crimes against humanity.[2] According to the court, the Gaddafi regime used torture, killed people and raped women to incite the population to support the regime.

After the Libyan civil war, Gaddafi was arrested. He tried to flee but was caught. He was flown to Zintan and has stayed there.

References[change | change source]

  1. Thomas, Landon (28 February 2010). "Unknotting Father's Reins in Hope of 'Reinventing' Libya". New York Times.
  2. "War crimes court issues Gaddafi arrest warrant". The Guardian.