Libyan court gives death punishment to Gaddafi’s son Saif al-Islam


CAIRO: A Libyan court issued a death punishment to Saif al-Islam who is son of gaddafi on for suppressing peaceful protests during the country’s 2011 revolution that ended his father’s rule.

The court also handed down in a televised session a death punished by firing team to Gaddafi’s former spy chief, Abdullah al-Senussi, and his former prime minister, Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi.

The decision on al-Islam was issued in absentia he has been held since 2011 by a former rebel group in Zintan area that against the Tripoli government, which is not recognized by world powers.