Libya polls: Militiamen storm court to stop Gaddafi’s son’s appeal

Recall that, Libya’s electoral commission earlier announced that Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of the country’s revolutionary leader Muammar Gaddafi was ineligible to contest the Presidential seat in the December poll on the basis of a court conviction. The authorities cited the 2015 judgement in absentia which sentenced him to death for fighting in the 2011 […]

Libya’s electoral commission says Gaddafi’s son is ‘ineligible’ to run as president

Libya’s electoral commission has announced on Wednesday that Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of the country’s revolutionary leader Muammar Gaddafi is ineligible to contest the Presidential seat in the December poll. The decision is however subject to appeal. The electoral body’s statement claimed that, Saif who filed earlier to run is being rejected due to a […]

Breaking news: Muammar Gaddafi’s son, Saif al-Islam set to run for President

Libya’s electoral commission has announced that, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of Libya’s revolutionary leader Muammar al-Gaddafi, has registered for the poll which is scheduled for December 24th, 2021. The commission said in a statement that, “Saif al-Islam al-Gaddafi submitted … his candidacy for the presidential election to the High National Electoral Commission office in the […]