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Libyan court sentences Gadhafi's son, Seif al-Islam, to death over killings in 2011 uprising.

  • FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011 file photo, Seif al-Islam is seen after his capture in the custody of revolutionary fighters in Zintan. A court in the Libyan capital has sentenced Seif al-Islam to death over killings during the country's 2011 uprising. The Tripoli court handed down the sentence Tuesday for Seif al-Islam, who is currently being held by a militia that refuses to hand him over to the central government. The court sentenced eight others to death as well, including former Libyan spy chief Abdullah al-Senoussi.  (AP Photo/Ammar El-Darwish, File)

    FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011 file photo, Seif al-Islam is seen after his capture in the custody of revolutionary fighters in Zintan. A court in the Libyan capital has sentenced Seif al-Islam to death over killings during the country's 2011 uprising. The Tripoli court handed down the sentence Tuesday for Seif al-Islam, who is currently being held by a militia that refuses to hand him over to the central government. The court sentenced eight others to death as well, including former Libyan spy chief Abdullah al-Senoussi. (AP Photo/Ammar El-Darwish, File)  (The Associated Press)

  • In this image made from AP video, former Libyan officials who served during Moammar Gadhafi's era sit in the defendants' cage during their trial for crimes committed during Libya's 2011 uprising in a courtroom in Tripoli, Libya, Tuesday, July 28, 2015. The court sentenced Gadhafi's son, Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, who was not present inside the courtroom, to death by firing squad after convicting him of murder and inciting genocide during the 2011 civil war. (AP Photo via AP video)

    In this image made from AP video, former Libyan officials who served during Moammar Gadhafi's era sit in the defendants' cage during their trial for crimes committed during Libya's 2011 uprising in a courtroom in Tripoli, Libya, Tuesday, July 28, 2015. The court sentenced Gadhafi's son, Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, who was not present inside the courtroom, to death by firing squad after convicting him of murder and inciting genocide during the 2011 civil war. (AP Photo via AP video)  (The Associated Press)

  • In this image made from AP video, security members guard outside court as former Libyan officials who served during Moammar Gadhafi's era sit during their trial for crimes committed during Libya's 2011 uprising at a courtroom in Tripoli, Libya, Tuesday, July 28, 2015. The court sentenced Gadhafi's son, Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, who was not present inside the courtroom, to death by firing squad after convicting him of murder and inciting genocide during the 2011 civil war. (AP Photo via AP video)

    In this image made from AP video, security members guard outside court as former Libyan officials who served during Moammar Gadhafi's era sit during their trial for crimes committed during Libya's 2011 uprising at a courtroom in Tripoli, Libya, Tuesday, July 28, 2015. The court sentenced Gadhafi's son, Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, who was not present inside the courtroom, to death by firing squad after convicting him of murder and inciting genocide during the 2011 civil war. (AP Photo via AP video)  (The Associated Press)

A court in the Libyan capital has sentenced a son of Moammar Gadhafi to death over killings during the country's 2011 uprising.

The Tripoli court handed down the sentence Tuesday for Seif al-Islam, who is currently being held by a militia that refuses to hand him over to the central government. The court sentenced eight others to death as well, including former Libyan spy chief Abdullah al-Senoussi.