Prime minister asks Congress to revoke death sentence against royal family members

February 10, 2014

According to the Libya Herald:

The Prime Minister has asked..to repeal Qaddafi’s laws against the royal family. These…included death sentences against members of the family as well the confiscation of their property and stripping them of Libyan nationality.

The proposed law…submitted by the Prime Minister contains three clauses. The first states that the role and positions of the late king, Queen Fatima, Crown Prince Hassan and his family are of historic value. The second states that “all wrongs created by the tyrant Qaddafi” against the king and the royal family be declared “null and void”; the third, that Congress ensures the above decisions are implemented.

To read the entire article in the Libya Herald, please click here.

King Idris, Libya's last monarch. In 1969, he was deposed in a coup led by Muammar Gaddafi. He died in 1983, still in exile.

King Idris, Libya’s last monarch. In 1969, he was deposed in a coup led by Muammar Gaddafi. He died in 1983, still in exile.

 

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