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Crisis deepens over legal team detained in Libya | guardian.co.uk

The Libyan leadership said on Wednesday night it was powerless to release four officials from the international criminal court detained last week while visiting Muammar Gaddafi’s imprisoned son, Saif al-Islam. The National Transitional Council (NTC), which led the dictator’s overthrow last year, insisted it could not influence the investigation into allegations that some of the delegation were carrying coded documents ...

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To Joliet jail for NATO offenders? | Chicago Sun-Times

Mothballed for a decade, the Joliet Correctional Center could be temporarily reopened to serve as a detention facility for those arrested for serious offenses during the May 20-21 NATO summit. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says his first choice was to use Division 3 at Cook County Jail before the once-empty division had to be filled with detainees over the ...

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Malawi: Former Attorney General returned to prison despite bail order | Amnesty International

The Malawian authorities must comply immediately with a court order to free former Attorney General Ralph Kasambara on bail, Amnesty International said after he was rearrested on Wednesday night, just hours after his release from detention. Ralph Kasambara was first arrested on Monday after a scuffle broke out when a group of five men allegedly attempted to petrol bomb his ...

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