Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Gadhafi solid defense prepares to eventual trial in The Hague

Muammar Gadhafi engaged the services of a South African law firm to prepare a solid defense before a possible trial in the International Criminal Court for "crimes against humanity ', a newspaper published in South Africa. According to the Times newspaper Lives, Gadhafi signed three weeks ago a secret deal with the law firm Themba Langa and since then there have been several meetings with senior Libyan officials, so that the colonel be prepared in case of prosecution.

The agreement will include the defense of the Libyan government officials if they are brought before the International Criminal Court in The Hague on charges of human rights abuses. According to the South African newspaper, everything is done in absolute secrecy and the agreement was agreed to start working on how to defend Gadhafi of 'crimes against humanity' and other times in case of facing a trial in the Court The Hague.

The law firm has neither confirmed nor denied the report, while South African president has repeatedly denied that the recent mission to Libya President Jacob Zuma has been negotiating an exit strategy from Gadhafi. Information is confirmed, this would mean that Gadhafi would already be preparing his exit from power, which boasts more than 40 years.

The release comes hours after President Zuma's visit to Libya as part of its mission to mediate a political solution to conflict in the north African country. Zuma said on Tuesday that Gadhafi dismissed the possibility of stepping down, but willing to accept a cease-fire and negotiate a political solution to end the conflict in Libya.

In addition, the Libyan leader has accepted the 'road map' of the AU, which provides for a ceasefire, including the bombing of the Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), to open a negotiation process that lays the groundwork for A new political landscape in the country.

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