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    ICC Staff Members Released in Libya

    by  • July 2, 2012 • ICC, Libya • 3 Comments

    Melinda Taylor, ICC lawyer

    Libyan authorities have released the four International Criminal Court staff members who have been held in Zintan after their visit on June 7, 2012, to Seif al-Islam el-Qaddafi, the son of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, to notify him of his legal rights. Qaddafi, in custody by Zintan militias, has been charged with crimes against humanity by [...]

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    Top US Official at the UN to Leave Post

    by  • December 4, 2011 • GOINGS-ON, Libya, Secretary-General, US-UN Relations • 4 Comments

    B. Lynn Pascoe, an American and the under secretary-general for political affairs, is leaving at the end of the year.

    B. Lynn Pascoe, an American diplomat who has served as under secretary-general for political affairs during Ban Ki-moon’s first term, is leaving that key position early in the new year, as the secretary-general reshapes his senior team for his second five-year term beginning on Jan.1. The first announcement of pending changes at the top of [...]

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    A Man for the Moment in the Middle East

    by  • November 15, 2011 • Libya, Middle East • 2 Comments

    Nabil Elaraby, left, secretary-general of the Arab League, with UN Secretary-General Ban ki-moon at a Paris conference in support of the new Libyan government last spring.

    Nabil Elaraby is a name to remember as crisis builds in Syria and citizens in other countries in the Arab world worry about where their hard-won revolutions are taking them. Elaraby, a 76-year-old Egyptian diplomat, is secretary-general of the Arab League, a position he has held for less than five months. But his impact on [...]

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