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Seif al-Islam Kadhafi, le 23 août 2011, alors qu'il apparaît devant des partisans et des journalistes dans la capitale libyenne Tripoli. © Dario Lopez-Mills, AFP Seif al-Islam Gaddafi, August 23, 2011, while it appears before supporters and journalists in the Libyan capital Tripoli.

The Libyan Electoral Commission announced on Wednesday, Wednesday rejected Seif Al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of the deceased officer, who intended to appear in the presidential election of December 24th.

while it is sought by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for "crimes against humanity", the electoral commission in Libya announced, Wednesday, November 24, having rejected the candidacy for the presidential election of Seif al- Islam Gaddafi, son of the former dictator , who intended to appear on the ballot scheduled for 24 December.

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Seif Al-Islam Gaddafi, who had applied on November 14, is among the 25 candidates whose records were rejected, according to a statement of the High Electoral Commission (HNEC)

the HNEC explained to reject these applications on the Base of several legislation as well as letters sent to it by the Attorney General, the Chief of the Police Criminal Brigade and the President of the Passport and Nationality Directorate.


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To the general surprise and when we ignored where he was in recent times, Seif al-Islam, 49, had presented his File in Sebha (South), one of the three centers for submitting applications, with Tripoli (West) and Benghazi (East).

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at the end of July, Seif al-Islam had mentioned, during an interview at the New York Times, its possible return on the political scene. Combining a laborious process sponsored by the United Nations, the presidential election of 24 December and the legislative election provided for a month later are supposed to turn the page of a decade of chaos and fratricidal struggles since the fall of the Muammar Gaddafi regime, killed In 2011 during a popular revolt.

The HNEC announced Tuesday, the next day of the filing of the applications, that 98 candidates, including two women, had submitted their file to run the position of Head of State.

Among the most prominent candidates still appear on Marshal Khalifa Haftar, who de facto control is and part of the South Libyan, the former Minister of the Interior, Fathi Bachagha, and the leader of the interim government, Abdelhamid Dbeibah. The records of these three were validated by HNEC, she announced on Wednesday.

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Libya: The Court of Appeal Restores Saïf Al-Islam Gaddafi to Presidential .
© AFP - Stringer Saïf Al-Islam Gaddafi (left) came to submit his candidacy for the Presidential at the Libyan High Electoral Commission. Sunday, November 14, 2021. While the electoral authority had rejected the candidacy of the Son of Gaddafi to the Libyan presidential election, the Court of Appeal revised this decision. Saïf al-Islam Gaddafi therefore competes again for the position of President.

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