27 Nov '11, 2am

Saif to select own defence: Libyan ex-minister #Libya #Feb17

Saif to select own defence: Libyan ex-minister #Libya #Feb17

Saif al-Islam, the son of deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, will receive a fair trial and is free to select his own defence team, former justice minister Mohammed al-Allagui told reporters on Saturday. -- PHOTO: REUTERS TRIPOLI (AFP) - Saif al-Islam, the son of deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, will receive a fair trial and is free to select his own defence team, former justice minister Mohammed al-Allagui told reporters on Saturday. Saif 'will see a fair trial according to international standards' and will be 'given the right to select his panel of defence from Libya or outside the country', Mr Allagui said, speaking in English. The former minister, who was replaced this week by Ali H'mida Ashur, said that the trial 'will be seen or monitored by the international community either officially or unofficially' and that the world could 'trust the Libyan justice of t...

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