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Warcrimes court to seek Libya arrest warrants on May 16

By Agence France-Presse
Friday, May 13, 2011 9:51 EDT
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THE HAGUE (AFP) – International Criminal Court prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo said Friday he would seek arrest warrants on May 16 for three people considered most responsible for crimes against humanity in Libya.

“On 16 May 2011, the Office of the Prosecutor will request the pre trial chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to issue arrest warrants against three individuals who appear to bear the greatest responsibility for crimes against humanity committed on the territory of Libya since 15 February 2011,” a statement said.

“The Judges may decide to accept the application, to reject it or to ask the Office for additional information.”

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