The son of the former dictator Muammar Gaddafi can finally stand in the presidential election, scheduled for December 24 in Libya.
Saif al-Islam had first seen his file rejected by the High Electoral Commission, since it is necessary to have a clean criminal record. The ex-dictator’s son was sentenced to death in 2011 for suppressing the revolt against his father’s regime, but was subsequently granted an amnesty. international for crimes against humanity.
After seeing his file rejected, Saif al-Islam appealed and his candidacy has finally been validated Thursday December 2 .ointed by RFI, Hasni Abidi, director of the Center for Studies and Research on the Arab and Mediterranean World, considers that the son Gaddafi is a ” serious candidate ».