27 Feb '11, 1am

International court dispute holds up UN #Libya sanctions #ICC #UNSC #humanrights

UNITED NATIONS - THE UN Security Council on Saturday held an urgent meeting on how to sanction Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi for his deadly offensive on opposition protesters. Western powers have proposed an arms embargo, travel ban and assets freeze on Gaddafi, his family and top ministers and military officials. But their move to refer the Libya crackdown to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for a possible crimes against humanity investigation held up a vote. Diplomats said China, Russia, South Africa, India, Brazil and Portugal have raised various concerns about ICC involvement. Pressure on the 15 Security Council nations has been increased however by a warning from UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon that a delay in taking 'concrete action' would cost lives. Libya's UN ambassador, Abdurrahman Shalgam, the country's former foreign minister, also made an impassioned pl...

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