Saif al-Islam has become required for international justice (Reuters)
Son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, known in the last decade to play important roles in public affairs Libyan internal and external, without the political office in the Libyan state.
Became in May / May 2011 required the International Criminal Court on charges of crimes against humanity before the rebels after being held February 17, 2011 August 21 / August of the same year.
Born and raised: Born Saif al-Islam Gaddafi in June 5th, 1972 at Camp Bab Azizia, where she lives a family of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, the second son of Colonel Gaddafi from his second wife, a nurse Safia Farkash, and Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, five brothers, including one sister.
Study and education: a lesson Saif al-Islam Tripoli schools, majoring in architecture and graduated in 1994 at the Faculty of Engineering, Tripoli, and then joined the Faculty of Economics at the University "Amadk" in Austria in 1998 and graduated in 2000. As he joined the Institute of Economics in Britain to obtain a doctorate degree.
Jobs and Almsoalaat: Saif al-Islam joined after graduating from the Industrial Research Center in Tripoli, in 1996, working in the office of consultant. Was awarded the rank of major in the Libyan army though he did not belong to the military establishment. He then became head of the Gaddafi Foundation for Development which was established in 1998.
Political experience: Saif al-Islam led the negotiations between Libya and foreign bodies, and was able to resolve many thorny issues. He spoke in the media more than once for political and economic reform in Libya, with an attempt not to deviate from the path charted by his father, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi.
Has contributed to the settlement "a file to Lockerbie," which accused the Libya dropping aircraft, "Pan American" heading to New York over the Scottish town of Lockerbie on December 21 / December 1988 and died on board's 259 people have died with them 11 people of the population of Lockerbie. Libya has paid under the settlement amount of $ 2.7 billion to the families of the victims of the accident.
It also had a role in solving the Libyan nuclear program that has been eliminated for lifting the embargo on Libya and US-Libyan relations would resume later in the June 28, 2004.
He played Saif al-Islam a central role in the settlement of a Bulgarian nurses who were released about them in July 2007 after he spent accompanied by a Palestinian doctor for almost 8 years in prison, and was a Libyan court has sentenced everyone to death in May / May 2004, convicted of the transfer of HIV to 438 Libyan children in Benghazi hospital, many of whom died.
He also participated on behalf of the Gaddafi Foundation charity in the summer of 2000 in negotiations with the Abu Sayyaf, the Philippine holding hostages Germans, and could save them money compared to an estimated $ 25 million.
Some of the spectra of the Libyan opposition abroad is Saif al-Islam will succeed his father, and she had seen in his approach, however moved away from his father's political system, an attempt to save Colonel Gaddafi and polish his image in the West, despite the harsh criticism of the Libyan regime's policy and journalism and management.
The revolution of 17 February: Saif al-Islam the second was considered a personal defense system in the days of the revolution, has appeared on television more than once Libya, where he defended his father and criticized the rebels, whom he described as "customers" and "traitors."
In mid-May / May 2011, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Luis Moreno-Ocampo's request to the International Tribunal to issue warrants for the arrest of Muammar Gaddafi, Saif al-Islam intelligence chief, Libyan Abdullah Sanusi, has issued the memorandum already in June 27, 2011 to become the sword of Islam is required to justiceInternational.
On 21 August / August 2011, announced the arrest of the Transitional National Assembly Saif al-Islam at the hands of the rebels who entered the capital, Tripoli, but it appeared after a few hours in Tripoli refuted news of his arrest.
On November 19, 2011, said Libyan officials including a file of justice in the Transitional National Assembly Allaqi arrest of Libyan Mohammad Saif al-Islam with his companions in a desert area near the city of Ubari, about 200 km from the city of Sabha.
Source: Al Jazeera