Published May 08, 2013
UNITED NATIONS – The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says that if Libya can conduct fair trials of the top henchmen of the overthrown Gadhafi regime, it could be "Libya's Nuremberg moment."
Libya and the International Criminal Court have been dueling over who will try Moammar Gadhafi's former spy chief Abdullah al-Senoussi and one of Gadhafi's sons, Seif al-Islam Gadhafi.
Both are in Libya, which claims the right to try them.
ICC chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda told the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday that the ICC and Libya continue to consult over the trial venue.
She says in a report to the council that "The ICC's mandate is still essential to ending impunity in Libya" and strongly hinted that the Libyan rebels may be the next case that the Court brings.